Athletes from across the Pacific have gathered on the Gold Coast for training opportunities at Griffith ahead of the Commonwealth Games.
All three Griffith athletes competing in the Winter Olympics in Beijing have completed or are currently studying the same degree, a Bachelor of Communication.
Emma McKeon was named Overall Athlete of the Year at Griffith University’s Blues Awards for Sporting Excellence while Zac Stubblety-Cook was awarded Academic Athlete of the Year.
Following a winning Paralympic campaign, with two Gold medals in the Canoe-sprint, defence veteran and Griffith Aviation student Curtis McGrath says it feels pretty good to be home.
Griffith University is excited to announce the students, alumni and coaching staff who will represent Australia at the upcoming Paralympics.
Griffith applauds the incredible efforts of our newest Olympians and congratulates the 45 student and alumni athletes and staff members who proudly wore the green and gold in Tokyo.
The use of performance enhancing drugs is prevalent and unmonitored in junior elite athletes as young as 12, according to research by Griffith University and the University of Canberra that will be presented tomorrow.