Commonwealth Games Australia has tonight confirmed 51 athletes for Gold Coast 2018 (GC2018).
A total of 47 names have been added to the Australian Commonwealth Games team from this weekend’s 2018 Australian Athletics Championships & Nomination Trial, with four selected from the recent Australian 20km Race Walking Championships.
Australian Team Chef de Mission Steve Moneghetti welcomed the athletes onto the Australian Team.
“Over the last two weekends at the Australian Championships, we saw some amazing performances by our Australian athletes on the road and within track and field,” Moneghetti said.
“We have already welcomed the first 14 athletes on to the Australian Commonwealth Games Team, but it is incredibly exciting to welcome a further 51 athletes that have achieved an automatic nomination at Australian Championships.
“The Games are now only 44 days away and the team is getting stronger and stronger,” Moneghetti said.
So far, the following Para-athletes have been selected for the Australian Commonwealth Games Team:
- Angie Ballard (T54 1500m)
- Brianna Coop (T35 100m)
- Cameron Crombie (F38 Shot Put)
- Erin Cleaver (T38 Long Jump)
- Evan O’Hanlon (T38 100m)
- Isis Holt (T35 100m)
- Jake Lappin (T54 1500m)
- Madison de Rozario (T54 1500m)
By Athletics Australia