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Sussex envoy for 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast

Sussex envoy for 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast

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The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games will be the largest sporting event Australia will see this decade.

From 4-15 April 2018, over 6,600 athletes and team officials from 70 nations and territories will converge on the Gold Coast.

Team England will be sending a team of over 400 athletes in what will be England’s largest ever team to represent the nation in an overseas sporting event. The Team will compete in 18 sports, including 38 para medal events.

Announced from Sussex (or training in Sussex) so far are:

Jade Lally
 
Hometown: Mitcham, Surrey
Trains at:
Horsham Athletics Club
Sport: Athletics

Hannah Martin
Hometown: Hove
Trains at: iStar Academy in West Sussex
Sport: Gymnastics

Katie Gleeson
Hometown: Goring-by-sea
Trains at: Aldingbourne
Sport: Shooting

Joseph Townsend
Hometown: Eastbourne
Sport: Triathlon

Charles Grice
Hometown: Brighton
Sport: Athletics

Amy Tennant
Hometown: Davyhulme
Trains at: East Grinstead
Sport: Hockey

Christopher Griffiths
Hometown: Birmingham
Trains at: East Grinstead
Sport: Hockey

David Condon
Hometown: Leicester
Trains at: East Grinstead
Sport: Hockey

Laura Unsworth
Hometown: Sutton Coldfield
Trains at: East Grinstead
Sport: Hockey

Ellie Rayer
Hometown: Maidenhead
Trains at:
East Grinstead
Sport: Hockey

Liam Ansell
Hometown: High Wycombe
Trains at:
East Grinstead
Sport: Hockey

Xenna Hughes
Hometown: Wrexham
Trains at:
East Grinstead
Sport: Hockey

Maddie Hinch
Hometown: West Chiltington (West Sussex)
Trains at: Stichtse Cricket en Hockey Club, Utrecht
Sport: Hockey

Jessica Breach
Hometown: Chichester
Trains at: Harlequins, London
Sport: Rugby 7s

Athletes participating in some sports, such as tennis and sailing, have yet to be announced. We'll keep you updated on any further Sussex athletes once we know.