As the 2018 Commonwealth Games wrap up, Tasmania’s competitors have been reflecting on the state’s record performance and looking ahead to the next stage of their careers.
Tasmanian-born athletes claimed a final tally of 10 gold medals in 10 events at the Commonwealth Games after Chris Goulding and Lucas Walker helped the Boomers win the men’s basketball final.
Tasmanian hockey players Eddie Ockenden and Jeremy Edwards said they were proud to be part of Australia’s sixth straight men’s Commonwealth Games hockey triumph.
Hobart javelin thrower Hamish Peacock improved on his Commonwealth Games bronze medal in Glasgow by claiming silver on the Gold Coast.
Tasmanian duo Lucas Walker and Chris Goulding have helped Australia qualify for the Commonwealth Games basketball final and guaranteed their home state a medal haul of at least 15.
Stewart McSweyn found plenty of positives from his maiden Commonwealth Games experience after backing up his fifth place in the 5000m by finishing 11th in the 10,000m.