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GC 2018 Making History

Equal events for men and women

GC 2018 Making History

The Gold Coast has set the global standard for gender equality.

The 2018 Commonwealth Games are making history, becoming the first major multi-sport Games to have an equal number of medal events for men and women.

Games organisers have not only increased the number of women's events but they've also increased the number of officiating roles for females.

Chief Executive David Grevemberg says the at the Hamilton Games in 1930 there was seven events for women, at Glasgow 2014 that grew to 48.5% of events for women and now there's a 50/50 split for Gold Coast 2018.