GC2018 Appoints SPIETH Gymnastics as Equipment Supplier
The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) today announced SPIETH Gymnastics (SPIETH) as the Official Gymnastics Equipment Supplier for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).
SPIETH will supply all apparatus and podium equipment for use at both the training and competition venues.
Male gymnasts will compete across six artistic disciplines including the floor, pommel horse, rings, vault, parallel bars and horizontal bar, while female athletes will compete on the vault, uneven bars balance beam and floor.
GOLDOC, Chairman, Peter Beattie AC said as the number one gymnastics equipment brand in the world, SPIETH Gymnastics, would ensure all athletes are competing on world class equipment.
“With access to the very best equipment and a brand new $40 million facility at Coomera, athletes will be able to focus entirely on delivering their best performance when competing.
“Fans will witness greatness, not only from the Australian athletes but from across the Commonwealth, with some incredible athletic performances set to thrill spectators.
“Gymnastics proved popular in the initial ticket request phase so we’re expecting an electric atmosphere across all events,” said Mr Beattie.
SPIETH Gymnastics General Manger – Exports, Bart Prinssen said SPIETH’s focus was on delivering the best competition environment for athletes.
“We have an experienced team in place to not only deliver, install and construct the equipment but remain involved through the competition phase to make sure all events run to plan giving athletes and spectators a seamless experience,” said Mr Prinssen.
AMCO Gymnastics, Director and CEO, Pascal Ulrich said the family run business had been supplying and supporting the Australian gymnastics industry for over three decades.
“We’re really proud to be handling the supply of SPIETH Gymnastics equipment to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
“Bringing our expertise and technical support to the Games having run World Cup 2017 and all National Gymnastics Australia events is a further demonstration of our capabilities and experience,” Mr Ulrich said.
GOLDOC Chief Executive Officer, Mark Peters said SPIETH Gymnastics’ appointment is the first sports equipment announcement to the GC2018 Sponsorship Family.
“Overall the sports program will boast an impressive 18 competitive sports integrated with seven Para sports providing broadcasters and spectators with more than 1,000 hours of high class sport.
“SPIETH Gymnastics equipment is known among experts for its high-quality standards and this all assists with delivering a great Games for athletes and spectators,” Mr Peters said.
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Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC)
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