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The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Fast Facts

Host Nation

Queensland, AUS

Year

2018

Duration

April 4-15, 2018

Events

TBA

Athletes

TBA

Sports

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Game Summary

From 4-15 April 2018, over 6,600 athletes and team officials from 70 nations and territories will converge on the Gold Coast to deliver 11 unforgettable days of world class sporting competition.

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.

The event is unprecedented in the city’s history, and is destined to define our future.

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.

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