Gold Coast 2018Commonwealth Games

Videos

In the build up to the 2018 Commonwealth Games we've been filming with a range of athletes from a number of different sports, and below they share their stories.

#MyRoutine // Sophie Hahn - how sprinter's training counters CP

Sprinter Sophie Hahn and coach Joe McDonnell reveal how they shape the world record holder's training to reduce the effects of cerebral palsy and enable her to set new standards in the T38 category.

#MyRoutine // Morgan Lake - high jump training

High jumper Morgan Lake provides a look at how she shapes her training to maximise her performance.

#MyRoutine // Martyn Rooney - 400m

400-metre runner Martyn Rooney provides an insight into his training routine at his Loughborough University

#MyRoutine // Adam Peaty

Look behind-the-scenes at how Adam Peaty's training changes as he prepares for races, including going vegetarian and stripping body fat.

#MyRoutine // Ali Jawad - powerlifter

Powerlifter Ali Jawad provides a look at how he approaches his training.

#MyRoutine // Taylor Campbell - hammer thrower's gym session

Hammer thrower Taylor Campbell provides a look at what his weight training includes to maximise his performance.

#MyRoutine - Harry AA - sprinter's gym workout

Harry Aikines-Aryeetey provides a look behind-the-scenes at his gym workout and explains how it complements sprinting.

#MyRoutine // Jocelyn Ulyett - student swimmer

Loughborough University student and elite swimmer Jocelyn Ulyett explains how she balances her studies and training.

Sophie Hahn targets 12 seconds and new world record

Sophie Hahn is working hard to stay ahead of her rivals and is aiming to become the first T38 100-metre sprinter to run under 12 seconds.

The rise of Jocelyn Ulyett

Swimmer Jocelyn Ulyett arrived at Loughborough University as an 'average' swimmer... now she has the potential to claim a medal at the Commonwealth Games.

Ali Jawad ready for comeback after battle with Crohn's disease

Crohn's disease may have kept Paralympic powerlifter Ali Jawad out of action for 18 months but he's all set for a comeback at the Commonwealth Games.

Taylor Campbell eager to prove himself on the big stage

Hammer thrower Taylor Campbell is determined to show that he can compete at the highest level, as he continues to improve on the road to the 2020 Olympics.

Martyn Rooney focused on relay redemption

Having skipped the relay at the Commonwealth Games four years ago, Martyn Rooney aims to leave the Gold Coast with a gold medal.

Peaty targets 56 seconds and new world record

Adam Peaty is focused on smashing his own world record in the 100-metre breaststroke at the Commonwealth

Coldwell heading to her first Commonwealth Games

Having graduated in the summer of 2017, triathlete Sophie Coldwell has made the transition to the senior international stage after qualifying for her first Commonwealth Games

Harry AA targets Commonwealth medal double

Elite athletes make personal sacrifices to win medals and sprinter Harry Aikines-Aryeetey is determined to celebrate every achievement because he never knows when it could be his last. His latest target is to win medals in both his events at the Commonwealth Games.

Morgan Lake's full attention on high jump for Commonwealths

Morgan Lake will decide whether to return to the heptathlon after the Commonwealth Games but will head into the competition focused only on the high jump.

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