Why is Australia called the water lion
Australia is a big sports country. Sports are quite popular all over the country. Australia is very strong in cricket, hockey, cycling, rowing, swimming, football and horse racing.
since it is called "water lion", the reason must be related to water, In fact, it is because the relevant water sports in Australia have a first-class level in the world, so it has this title.
at the previous Olympic Games, Australia's total number of medals has long ranked among the top five in the world, In particular, swimming and track and field events bring the largest number of medals.
Ian James Thorpe is an Australian athlete who won five Olympic gold medals in swimming, This is also Australia's highest record so far.