The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will be the largest sporting event Australia will see this decade and the biggest sporting spectacular the Gold Coast has ever seen. As the first regional Australian city to ever host a Commonwealth Games, the Gold Coast will celebrate a great Games in a great city leaving great memories and great benefits for all. The city will shine on the world sporting stage and the promotional exposure for business, trade, investment, tourism and events will herald a new era in the region’s growth and maturity. The GC2018 brand embraces the three pillars of – The Place, The Event and The Sport.
On 4 April 2018, over 6,600 athletes and team officials from 70 nations and territories will converge on the Gold Coast for an 11 day sporting and cultural event.
With the proud support of close to 15,000 passionate and friendly volunteers, a spectacle of 18 sports and 7 para-sports will be contested and broadcast to a cumulative global audience of 1.5 billion.
GC2018 will be an extraordinary event, hosted in a truly spectacular location.
Those watching at home will enjoy a glimpse of the magic. Those that choose to attend will enjoy an electrifying experience they will remember for the rest of their lives. Long after history is written, they will forever know that they were there to Share the Dream on the Gold Coast.
Team England are gradually announcing their athlete selection. GSF supported athletes in the team can be seen below:
- James Dasaolu – 100m and relay (Crystal Palace)
- Dina Asher-Smith – 200m and relay (Crystal Palace – Alumni)
- Bianca Williams – 200m and relay (Waltham Forest)
- Ashleigh Nelson – 4x100m relay (Waltham Forest)
- Dwayne Cowan – 4x400m relay (Tower Hamlets)
- Perri Shakes-Drayton – 4x400m relay (Tower Hamlets)
- Margaret Adeoye – 4x400m relay (Hackney)
- Shelayna Oskan-Clarke – 800m (Hillingdon)
- Adelle Tracey – 800m (Guildford)
- Dan Bramble – Long Jump (Hillingdon)
- Nathan Fox – Triple Jump (Barnet)
- Jade Lally – Discus (Crawley)
- Nick Miller – Hammer (Carlisle)
- Emily Large (Newcastle)
- Luke Greenbank (Allderdale – Alumni)