Team South Africa Officially Welcomed into the 2018 Commonwealth Games Village

Team South Africa Officially Welcomed into the 2018 Commonwealth Games Village

Team South Africa were officially welcomed into the 2018 Commonwealth Games village on Friday at a multi-cultural extravaganza in Gold Coast.

As has become customary in Commonwealth Games history, representatives of each team were treated to a special ceremony.

On this occasion, South Africa had the privilege of being introduced to village mayors Mark Stockwell and Sara Carrigan.

Three countries were present, South Africa’s continental neighbours Mozambique and Caribbean nation Trinidad and Tobago.

Stockwell is a three-time Olympic and Commonwealth Games swimming medallist. Carrigan is a gold medallist road cyclist from the 2004 Athens Olympics.

Team SA members were treated to an exhibition of Australian history.



By Mark Etheridge

Photo: Wessel Oosthuizen/www.sascocimages.co.za


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