Pinnacle Events

Gold Coast 2018

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

In April 2018 New Zealand athletes will arrive on the Gold Coast in the hunt for medals at the XXI Commonwealth Games.

Behind many of these athletes, there is High Performance Sport NZ. We are a one-stop-shop for athletes and coaches that provide funding, a nationwide network of training centres and truly world-leading performance support.

Our job is to ensure that athletes competing in the Gold Coast have the best preparation possible. Like them, we have an unwavering commitment to excellence through our vision of inspiring the nation through more New Zealanders winning on the world stage.

 

current medal standing

Click the image below or follow the link to the Official Medal Standings for the most up to date medal standing from the XXI Commonwealth Games.

 

CWG 2018 in Brief
Dates 4-15 April 2018 (11 days)
Athletes 6,600 athletes
Sports 18 sports (including 7 Paralympic)
Debuts Beach Volleyball, Para Triathlon and Women’s Rugby Sevens
Medals 275 medal events
Nations 71 nations & territories

Latest Gold Coast 2018 Journal Posts

April 2018

Bodies in space: The physics of pole vaulting

April 2018

Bodies in space: The physics of para-swimming

April 2018

Team Behind the Team: Campaign Planning

April 2018

Team Behind the Team: Performance Physiology

April 2018

Team Behind the Team: Performance support

April 2018

Team Behind the Team: Performance Nutrition

April 2018

Team Behind the Team: S&C

April 2018

Team Behind the Team: The One-Stop-Shop

April 2018

Team Behind the Team: Preparation and Recovery

April 2018

Team Behind the Team: Athlete health

Our 'Team Behind the Team' at the Games

Matt Ingram
Performance and Technique Analysis
Louise Johnson
Performance Physiotherapy
Melissa Gilbertson
Performance Physiotherapy
Justin Ralph
Performance Physiotherapy
Isobel Freeman
Performance Physiotherapy
Scott Logan
Strength and Conditioning
Stephen Hotter
Strength and Conditioning
Mark Overington
Performance Physiotherapy
Dane Baker
Performance Nutrition
Claire Brown
Performance Health
Louise Davey
Performance Psychology
Martin Dowson
Preparation and Recovery
Dan Exeter
Sports Medicine
Bruce Hamilton
Sports Medicine
Clint Knox
Performance Massage
Guy Mothersole
Strength and Conditioning
Craig Newlands
Performance Physiotherapy
Brendan O’Neill
Sports Medicine
Jordan Salesa
Performance Physiotherapy
Anna Skipper
Performance Physiology
Campbell Thompson
Performance Psychology
Rone Thompson
Performance Therapy
Kylie Wilson
Performance Psychology
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