SportsAid athletes had huge success at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games with 139 medals – 40 gold, 54 silver and 45 bronze - won across 18 sports. The charity’s recipients contributed to 61% of the podium finishes delivered by the Home Nations during 11 days of world-class action. Swimming saw the best return for SportsAid athletes with 25 medals celebrated at the Optus Aquatic Centre.
More medals were delivered by SportsAid athletes today (6 April) for Team England, Team Scotland and Team Wales at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Three gold, four silver and a bronze medal were won across gymnastics, cycling, para cycling, swimming and para swimming. A real highlight saw gymnast Taeja James claim Commonwealth Games silver in the women’s team event at just 15 years old.