Australia is a fantastic sporting nation and the best of our amazing athletes began competing at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham from 4:00am this morning.
From the 28th of July to the 4th of August, more than 420 elite Australian athletes will compete across all 21 sporting disciplines wearing the Green and Gold.
“I have no doubt Australians right across the country are cheering on our athletes by interacting on social media using #BeBoldinGold and even becoming inspired to take up a new sport,” Shadow Minister for Sport, Senator the Hon Anne Ruston said.
“Australia’s representation at the 2022 Commonwealth Games is a credit to all of the coaches, support staff, families and importantly local communities who support our athletes to train and prepare for events on the world stage. I’m excited to be watching our Athletes make us proud to be Australians.”
Shadow Minister Ruston congratulated Australia’s athletes on achieving the impressive feat of being selected to compete in the Commonwealth Games.
“It is a great honour that Australia has so many incredibly talented representatives at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
“I encourage everyone in my state of South Australia to support our amazing Australian athletes, including our 40 local athletes representing SA at the Games,” Senator Ruston said.
For more information about our amazing athletes, and to keep up to date with their achievements, visit Home of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games