Star members of the Jamaican track and field team, including Olympic 100m and 200m champion Elaine Thompson, will arrive into the Gold Coast Airport at 2.15pm AEST tomorrow (Tuesday 20 March).
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) Chairman Peter Beattie AC, CEO Mark Peters, the GOLDOC Board and Gold Coast Airport Chief Operating Officer Marion Charlton will be on hand to welcome team members into the new GC2018 Airport Lounge.
Jamaican team members will comment on their arrival and hopes for GC2018 in a brief Q&A. Vision and photo opportunities will be available. Additional interview opportunities with team members are to be confirmed.
Once the team departs the airport, Mr Beattie and Mr Peters will be available to answer any further questions on Games preparations, with only 15 days until the GC2018 Opening Ceremony on 4 April.
Yohan Blake, the 2011 World 100m champion, arrived last weekend.
Kenroy Anderson, Oshane Bailey, Yohan Blake, Kemoy Campbell, Andre Clarke, Everton Clarke, Ricardo Cunningham, Fedrick Dacres, Rasheed Dwyer, Nigel Ellis, Julian Forte, Javon Francis, Demish Gaye, Jermaine Gayle, Tajay Gayle, Steven Gayle, Senoj-jay Givans, Jaheed Hyde, Roland Levy, Peter Matthews, Rusheen McDonald, Ashinia Miller, Kemar Mowatt, Hansle Parchment, Clive Pullen, O’Dayne Richards, De’jour Russell, Traves Smikle, Shawn-D Thompson, Warren Weir
Christine Day, Gayon Evans, Simone Facey, Shashalee Forbes, Shericka Jackson, Tiffany James, Chrisann Gordon, Natoya Goule, Anastacia Le-Roy, Stephenie-Ann McPherson, Natasha Morrison, Aisha Praught, Shanieka Ricketts, Janieve Russell, Sherone Simpson, Megan Tapper, Danielle Thomas-Dodd, Elaine Thompson, Yanique Thompson, Ristananna Tracey, Rhonda Whyte, Christania Williams, Danielle Williams and Kimberly Williams.