England has named a 75-strong athletics team featuring the likes of Adam Gemili, Greg Rutherford, Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Dina Asher-Smith has been announced for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Combining youth and experience, the squad features athletes to have already claimed 18 Commonwealth medals and made 46 Commonwealth Games appearances between them, while there are also a number of Games debutants.
This will be the biggest team ever sent to represent the country, which is led by Martin Rush and was announced at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium on Tuesday, will prepare for the event taking place from April 4-15 at a holding camp in Brisbane.
Adam Gemili, who won silver in the 100m and 100m relay in Glasgow 2014, will spearhead the 100m challenge at the Games, which take place from 4-15 April 2018.
“Winning two silver medals in Glasgow was an incredible experience for me and I’m really excited to get back out there,” the 24-year-old said.
It is a strong team, but compares to a 129-strong squad for Glasgow 2014, while a team of 100 was selected for Delhi 2010 and 89 for Melbourne 2006.
Team England’s para-athletics team will also be selected at the end of the year.
The team for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
100m: James Dasaolu, Adam Gemili
200m: Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, Danny Talbot, Zharnel Hughes
400m: Matt Hudson-Smith
800m: Kyle Langford, Elliot Giles, Andrew Osagie
1500m: Charlie Grice
10,000m: Andy Vernon
110m hurdles: Andrew Pozzi, Dave King
400m hurdles: Jack Green
20km walk: Tom Bosworth, Callum Wilkinson
High jump: Robbie Grabarz, Tom Gale, Chris Baker
Pole vault: Adam Hague, Luke Cutts
Long jump: Greg Rutherford, Dan Bramble
Triple jump: Nathan Fox, Nathan Douglas, Ben Williams
Hammer Nick Miller, Taylor Campbell
Decathlon: Ashley Bryant, John Lane
4x100m: Dasaolu, Gemili, Harry Aikines-Aryeetey, Mitchell-Blake, Talbot, Hughes
4x400m: Hudson-Smith, Dwayne Cowan, Rabah Yousif, Martyn Rooney, George Caddick
100m: Asha Philip, Desiree Henry
200m: Dina Asher-Smith, Bianca Williams
800m: Shelayna Oskan-Clarke, Adelle Tracey
1500m: Sarah McDonald, Jess Judd, Katie Snowden
5000m: Laura Weightman
100m hurdles: Tiffany Porter
400m hurdles: Meghan Beesley
3000m steeplechase: Rosie Clarke, Iona Lake
20km walk: Gemma Bridge
High jump: Morgan Lake, Bethan Partridge
Pole vault: Holly Bradshaw, Lucy Bryan, Molly Caudery
Long jump: Lorraine Ugen, Shara Proctor, Jazmin Sawyers
Shot put: Rachel Wallader, Amelia Strickler
Discus: Jade Lally
Hammer: Sophie Hitchon
Heptathlon: Katarina Johnson-Thompson, Niamh Emerson, Katie Stainton
Marathon: Alyson Dixon, Sonia Samuels
4x100m: Philip, Henry, Asher-Smith, Williams, Ashleigh Nelson, Corinne Humphreys
4x400m: Emily Diamond, Finette Agyapong, Anyika Onuora, Perri Shakes-Drayton, Margaret Adeoye, Cheriece Hylton