Team England name Ali Brownlee as flagbearer

Team England have named triathlete Alistair Brownlee as their flagbearer for the Opening Ceremony at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.


Leeds born and bred, Brownlee comes into the 2018 Commonwealth Games (see race times below) as defending champion in both the individual and mixed relay races. At Rio in 2016 he become the first person ever to win back to back Olympic triathlon titles, having first won gold at London 2012.

Team England selected their flagbearer after a vote of all sport team leaders. In casting their vote, each team leader was encouraged to consult their athletes on who they would like to nominate.