Secret tears of a champion: McKeon reveals inner turmoil
Multiple champion Emma McKeon said she has had to pay a psychological price for her dominance in the pool after the Australian became the most successful Commonwealth Games athlete of all time.
McKeon, who also has a record-breaking haul of Olympic medals to her name, won six golds as well as a silver and a bronze in Birmingham to take her medal tally to a record-breaking 20 at the quadrennial event.
But while the 28-year-old left her rivals in her wake, she admitted competing in numerous disciplines during the week-long programme had presented her with significant challenges.
"The main thing was definitely the mental toll," McKeon told News Corp. "It's …
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