First medal for Griffith Paralympians

Carlee Beattie has made the first strike for Griffith students and alumni competing at the Rio Paralympics by winning bronze in the long jump this morning. The Bachelor of Arts graduate took bronze with a jump of 5.57 metres, just behind Cuban silver medallist Yunidis Castillo and gold medallist Anna Grimaldi of New Zealand who […]

Paralympians aim to build on Griffith success

Bachelor of Public Relations and Communications student Rowan Crothers has been awarded the first Griffith University and Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Sporting Excellence Scholarship.
Seven Griffith University students and alumni are aiming to build on the success of student athletes at the Rio Olympics last month as they square up against the best in the world at the Paralympics. The athletes, who are competing in the triathlon, swimming, athletics, cycling,wheelchair basketball and the little known sport of goalball, are […]