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Cnr Heeb Street and Benowa Road
Ashmore, QLD 4214

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GC2018 acknowledges the traditional Yugambeh Language People of the Gold Coast and Elders past and present.

We look forward to conducting a world class event with excellent competition in a relaxed and friendly environment where athletes and visitors will feel the enthusiasm and pride of a nation that loves their sport.

The Gold Coast, with its outstanding sporting facilities and stunning attractions will deliver a memorable experience underpinned by a passionate community.

Core sports
The core Sport Program for each Games is determined by the Commonwealth Games Federation and comprises 10 core sports. The core sports for the 2018 Commonwealth Games are:

• Athletics • Aquatics (Swimming, Diving)
• Badminton • Boxing
• Hockey • Lawn Bowls
• Netball (women) • Squash
• Rugby 7's • Weightlifting

Optional sports
The Gold Coast as a candidate city may then select up to a further seven sports chosen from a list of optional sports provided by and approved by the Commonwealth Games Federation. A maximum of four team sports can be included in the overall sports program.

In proposing the seven optional sports, the Australian Commonwealth Games Association in conjunction with the Gold Coast Bid Team has given due consideration to the number of competing Commonwealth athletes in the respective optional sports, the opportunity for competition amongst respective Commonwealth nations in the proposed program and the interest/knowledge of the sport by the participating and viewing public.

• Basketball • Shooting (Clay Target, Full Bore, Pistol, Small Bore)
• Table Tennis • Cycling (Road, Time Trial, Track, Mountain Bike)
• Gymnastics • Triathlon
• Wrestling

Inclusive within the sports program are Para-Sports. The four core Para-Sports nominated by the Commonwealth Games Federation and included in the program are:

• Athletics • Aquatics (Swimming)
• Lawn Bowls • Power Lifting

The Gold Coast also has the opportunity to select additional Para-Sports from the nominated sports of Cycling (Track), Table Tennis and Wheelchair Basketball.

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