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Australia target 'top five' at Rio Games

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Better use of resources rather than more government funding will help Australia return to the top five Olympic nations, Australia Olympic Committee president John Coates said on Friday. 

John Coates, president of the Australian Olympic Committee, pictured in Sydney on January 14, 2009. Better use of resources rather than more government funding will help Australia return to the top five Olympic nations, Coates said on Friday.

The AOC has set another top-five target for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics after Australia slipped to 10th in the medals table at last year's London Games.

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