Athletes Selected for 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

18th December 2017

The Guernsey Commonwealth Games Association is pleased to announce the third and final group of athletes selected for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games to be held in Australia next year between the 4th-15th April 2018 are;

Alastair Chalmers Athletics 400M Hurdles & 4 x 400m Relay
Tom Druce Athletics 4 x 400m Relay
Sarah Mercier Athletics 5,000m
Lee Merrien Athletics Marathon
Sam Wallbridge Athletics 400M Hurdles & 4 x 400m Relay

Stuart Hardy Badminton – Mixed Doubles
Elena Johnson Badminton – Mixed Doubles
Chloe Le Tissier Badminton – Singles and Mixed Doubles
Jordan Trebert Badminton – Mixed Doubles

Andrew Colver Cycling – Mountain Bike XC
Jack English Cycling – Time Trial
Mike Serafin Cycling – Mountain Bike XC
Seb Tremlett Cycling – Time Trial

Darren Burtenshaw Shooting – Clay Target Trap
Nikki Trebert Shooting – Pistol – cartridge
Stefan Roberts Shooting – Clay Target Trap

Tom Hollingsworth Swimming – 50m Backstroke
Miles Munro Swimming – Freestyle 50m, 100m
Tatiana Tostevin Swimming – 50m Backstroke

The first seven athletes officially selected in September were; Cameron Chalmers (Athletics); Billy Le Poullain (Boxing); Tobyn Horton (Cycling); James McLaughlin (Cycling); Karina Jackson (Cycling); James Roe (Mountain Biking); Josh Lewis (Triathlon) and the second group last month in October; Matthew Guille (Shooting); Adam Jory (Shooting); Peter Jory (Shooting); Lucy Beere (Bowls); Todd Priaulx (Bowls); Matt Le Ber (Bowls) and Matt Solway (Bowls) making 33 athletes in total.

David Harry, the GCGA Chairman statement;

“Congratulations to all 33 athletes selected and I’m delighted that we have 8 sports represented at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. I would like to thank our Validation Committee, Dave Chilton, Roy Martel, Helen Bailey and Jay Ap Sion for all their hard work over the last 18 months in working with the sports validating the sport criteria and application forms. I would also like to thank Angela Stuart and Garry Collins for their continuing hard work in getting the team ready for the Gold Coast. The first team get-together is tomorrow [Saturday 25th] at Beau Sejour for an UKAD Clean Sport anti-doping presentation”