Gibraltar at the 2018 Commonwealth Games

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Gibraltar at the
2018 Commonwealth Games
Flag of Gibraltar.svg
CGF codeGIB
CGACommonwealth Games Association of Gibraltar
in Gold Coast, Australia
Competitors22 in 7 sports
Flag bearer Jonathan Patron (opening)
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)
British Empire and Commonwealth Games
British Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games

Gibraltar competed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia from April 4 to April 15, 2018.[1] It was Gibraltar's 16th appearance at the Commonwealth Games.

Gibraltar's full team of 22 athletes (18 men and four women) was officially named on January 4, 2018.[2][3] The team competed in seven sports.[4]

Sport shooter Jonathan Patron was the island's flag bearer during the opening ceremony.[5]

Competitors[edit]

The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline.

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 3 0 3
Cycling 3 0 3
Gymnastics 0 1 1
Shooting 4 2 6
Squash 1 0 1
Swimming 4 1 5
Triathlon 3 0 3
Total 18 4 22

Athletics[edit]

Gibraltar participated with 3 athletes (3 men).

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Jessy Franco 100 m 11.04 8 Did not advance
Jerai Torres 200 m 22.23 5 Did not advance
Jessy Franco 400 m 48.40 7 Did not advance
Jerai Torres 49.40 7 Did not advance
Harvey Dixon 1500 m 3:47.03 6 q N/A 3:43.84 11

Cycling[edit]

Gibraltar participated with 3 athletes (3 men).

Road[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Time Rank
Derek Barbara Road race DNF
Time trial 55:16.02 31
Julian Bellido Road race DNF
Time trial 1:01:46.77 47
Joseph Sheriff Road race DNF
Time trial DNS

Gymnastics[edit]

Rhythmic[edit]

Gibraltar participated with 1 athlete (1 woman).

Individual Qualification
Athlete Event Apparatus Total Rank
Hoop Ball Clubs Ribbon
Emma Bosio Qualification 6.550 5.700 5.650 5.400 23.300 26

Shooting[edit]

Gibraltar participated with 6 athletes (4 men and 2 women).

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Wayne Piri 50 metre rifle prone 593.7 27 Did not advance
Jonathan Patron 50 metre pistol 517 13 Did not advance
Daniel Payas 510 15 Did not advance
Johnathan Patron 10 metre air pistol 542 17 Did not advance
Daniel Payas 554 14 Did not advance
Kevin Cowles Trap 110 17 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Kristina Hewitt 10 metre air rifle 397.8 18 Did not advance
Mairead Sheriff 397.9 17 Did not advance

Squash[edit]

Gibraltar participated with 1 athlete (1 man).

Individual
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Christian Navas Men's singles  Kelvin Ndhlovu (ZAM)
L 0–3
Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Gibraltar participated with 5 athletes (4 men and 1 woman).

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Aidan Carrol 200 m freestyle 2:07.82 29 N/A Did not advance
Jordan Gonzalez 50 m backstroke 28.19 14 Q 28.29 14 Did not advance
100 m backstroke 1:01.38 21 Did not advance
James Sanderson 50 m freestyle 24.72 41 Did not advance
100 m freestyle 54.57 44 Did not advance
200 m freestyle N/A
50 m butterfly 26.95 41 Did not advance
100 m butterfly 1:02.14 27 Did not advance
Matt Savitz 50 m butterfly 26.85 39 Did not advance
100 m butterfly 59.56 25 Did not advance
200 m butterfly 2:15.41 14 N/A Did not advance
James Sanderson
Jordan Gonzalez
Matt Savitz
Aidan Carrol
4 × 100 m freestyle relay DSQ N/A Did not advance
James Sanderson
Matt Savitz
Jordan Gonzalez
Aidan Carrol
4 × 200 m freestyle relay N/A 8:15.75 5
Jordan Gonzalez
James Sanderson
Aidan Carrol
Matt Savitz
4 × 100 m medley relay 4:08.07 9 N/A Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Christina Linares 50 m freestyle 28.68 31 Did not advance
100 m freestyle 1:01.29 28 Did not advance
50 m butterfly 31.92 26 Did not advance

Triathlon[edit]

Gibraltar participated with 3 athletes (3 men).

Individual
Athlete Event Swim (750 m) Trans 1 Bike (20 km) Trans 2 Run (5 km) Total Rank
Andrew Gordon Men's 10:10 0:37 30:51 0:29 18:52 1:00:59 28
Roberto Matto 11:23 0:47 33:06 0:30 20:01 1:05:47 31
Christopher Walker 10:33 0:38 31:27 0:30 18:52 1:02:00 29

References[edit]

  1. ^ "71 Nations and Territories. 6 Continents. 2 Billion citizens. 1 commonwealth family". www.gc2018.com/. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Gibraltar's Athletes Named For Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games". www.yourgibraltartv.com/. Your Gibraltar TV. 5 January 2018. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  3. ^ "22-Strong Team Named for the Commonwealth Games". www.vox.gi/. Vox Gibraltar. 4 January 2018. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  4. ^ Etchells, Daniel (14 January 2018). "Gibraltar name 22-strong team for Gold Coast 2018". Insidethegames.biz. Dunsar Media. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Jonathan flies the flag". www.cgagibraltar.com/. Commonwealth Games Association of Gibraltar. 4 April 2018. Retrieved 4 April 2018.