The water sports dominated the Griffith University Sports Blues Awards with swimming champion Zac Stubblety-Cook and world champion paddler Jess Fox jointly taking out the Most Outstanding Sporting Achievement of 2022 award.
Griffith University would have placed fifth just behind India and in front of New Zealand if it competed as country after its athletes won 48 medals in total at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Griffith University alumnus Emma McKeon has entered the history books becoming the most successful Commonwealth Games athlete of all time.
Griffith Sport Management senior lecturer Dr Caroline Riot will spearhead the University’s engagement strategy leading up to Brisbane 2032.
Incredible performances at the 2022 Australian Swimming Championships have secured places for 18 Griffith student athletes and Griffith swim team members on the Commonwealth Games team.