Cathy Freeman has been named the sixth ambassador for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
Freeman joins Sally Pearson, Cameron McEvoy, Anna Meares, Laura Geitz and Kurt Fearnley as GC2018 ambassadors.
The Olympian said “this ambassadorship is lovely, it’s lovely that I can get connected with people again”.
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“Just the memory of Sydney and the sentiment around it, I hope people revisit it and carry it over into the Gold Coast next year.”
Freeman has ruled out ever coaching, but admits she is happy to mentor athletes from time to time.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said “we are absolutely thrilled Cathy has joined us on the GC2018 journey as an official ambassador to promote the Games to the world”.
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