GC Still In Race To Host World Athletics Championships

Mayor & State Gov Confident


Matt Petropoulos

12 October 2018

Matt Petropoulos

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The Gold Coast could host the world's fastest men and women as Queensland continues to chase the World Athletics Championships.

If the bid from Queensland government to host the competition is successful it's been confirmed the Glitter Strip will be centre stage, making the most of the Commonwealth Games facilities.

Mayor Tom Tate was chuffed to be named the potential host city for the major event.

"We as Aussies and Queenslanders would love to see the fastest men and women running at top speed here on the Gold Coast," Cr Tate said.

"Return on investment, we will look at also is the television audience and promotion value as well."

The event could be held here as early as 2025.

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