Five facts about TeamAUS


Australia will field its largest ever Commonwealth Games team at GC2018 – 473 athletes competing across 20 sports – here are some more interesting TeamAUS facts:

  • SIXTY ONE para-athletes will compete for TeamAUS at GC2018 across SEVEN sport
  • There are FIFTY FOUR teenagers on the GC2018 team
  • SIX Australian Diamonds will make their Commonwealth Games debuts (April Brandley, Courtney Bruce, Gabi Simpson (vice captain), Liz Watson, Jo Weston, Stephanie Wood)
  • It’s a family affair for FIVE sets of siblings on the Gold Coast – Hamish & Huw Peacock (athletics), Alex & Annette Edmondson (cycling), Cate & Bronte Campbell, Kaylee & Taylor McKeown and Emma & David McKeon (swimming)
  • There is ONE honorary TeamAUS member – 99 year old swimmer, George Corones

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