Bringing you the great sporting moments
Griffith Gold is a celebration of our University's leadership in all things sport. Our elite athletes’ achievements, our world class sports research and partnerships and our unforgettable sporting moments combine to tell a powerful story. At Griffith, we recognise the dominant place of sport in Australian society. The performances of athletes excite us while the breakthroughs by our researchers astound us and the passion of our students inspire us.
Together they are all #GriffithGold.
July 20, 2021
Diving for country and studying for the future
Ahead of the Games, Bachelor of Psychological Science student athlete Cassiel Rousseau met with Griffith Sports College to discuss his return to study after competing in Tokyo.
July 19, 2021
Large contingent of Griffith athletes bound for Olympics
Griffith University congratulates the 45 student, alumni, swim squad athletes and coaching staff who have been named in the Australian Olympic team for Tokyo.
July 01, 2021
Training heats up for Griffith racewalker ahead of Tokyo
Tokyo bound racewalker and Griffith University Occupational Therapy student Katie Hayward has turned the heat up on her training regime as the countdown to the Games begins.
June 18, 2021
Griffith swimmers pack the Australian team for Tokyo
Almost a quarter of the Australian swimming team for Tokyo will be made up of Griffith student athletes or Griffith Swim Squad members.
Our Griffith gold
Griffith University has a rich history of its students competing on the world stage. The Olympic and Paralympic Games roll of honour currently sits at 64 students who have taken home 13 gold, nine silver and 19 bronze medals. Commonwealth Games have seen 39 students; from cyclist Walter Lancaster and diver Simon McCormack as representatives at the 1990 Auckland Games through to a squad of 22 who competed at Glasgow in 2014.
Griffith Sports College is a support network for elite student athlete helping them pursue sporting careers while completing their university education.
We pair our world leading sports scientists with cutting edge facilities to develop research and technologies that not only benefit sports people but the general public.