Meares in London for Commonwealth Games briefing

Multi-medallist Australian cyclist Anna Meares will be in London next week to talk all things Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

GC2018 ambassador Meares retired in October after a stellar career which included six Olympic medals, 11 world championship titles and five Commonwealth Games successes.

She will be available for interview at GC2018’s international press briefing in London on Wednesday March 15. 

GOLDOC chairman Peter Beattie is hosting the briefing which will be opened by Gold Coast’s internationally-renowned musician Cody Simpson.

Journalists will be provided with a comprehensive overview of the preparations for the Games including briefings on security, transport, accreditation and travel and a Games operational and planning delivery update.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, Beattie, GOLDOC chief executive Mark Peters, Commonwealth Games Federation CEO David Grevemberg, Commonwealth Games Australia chairman Sam Coffa and CEO Craig Phillips, and City of Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate will be available for one-to-one interviews immediately following the formal presentation (noon onwards).

This is a unique opportunity for personal interviews with this delegation. Light refreshments provided.

For security reasons, all RSVPs must be received by Wednesday 8 March 2017

When: Wednesday March 15, 08.45am for 09.00am to noon (followed by one-to-one interview opportunities)
Where: Australia House, Strand, London WC2B 4LA, UK

RSVP: to by Wednesday 8 March, 2017 or RSVP HERE

Please note that you must present your invitation together with photographic ID to gain entrance to the event.