Gibraltar at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

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Gibraltar at the
2022 Commonwealth Games
Flag of Gibraltar.svg
CGF codeGIB
CGAGibraltar Commonwealth Games Association
Websitefacebook.com/TeamGibraltarCGA (Facebook)
in Birmingham, England
28 July 2022 (2022-07-28) – 8 August 2022 (2022-08-08)
Competitors23 (17 men and 6 women) in 7 sports
Flag bearers (opening)Derek Barbara
Holly O’Shea
Flag bearer (closing)TBD
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)

Gibraltar will compete at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England between 28 July and 8 August 2022. Having made its Games debut in 1958, it will be Gibraltar's seventeenth appearance to date.[1]

Cyclist Derek Barbara and weightlifter Holly O’Shea were the country's flagbearers during the opening ceremony.[2]

Competitors

Gibraltar received a quota of 22 open allocation slots from Commonwealth Sport.[3] This quota is used to determine the overall team in sports lacking a qualifying system.

The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline.

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 2 0 2
Cycling 7 2 9
Gymnastics 0 2 2
Squash 1 0 1
Swimming 4 1 5
Triathlon 3 0 3
Weightlifting 0 1 1
Total 17 6 23

Athletics

One athlete was officially selected on 5 April 2022.[3]

Men
Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Craig Gill 100 m 11.09 8 Did not advance
200 m 22.74 6 Did not advance
Arnold Rogers Marathon 2:37:11 16

Cycling

Seven cyclists were officially selected on 5 April 2022.[3]

Road

Men
Athlete Event Time Rank
Derek Barbara Road race DNF
Juan Guzman DNF
Mark Lett 3:39:10 69
Samuel O'Shea DNF
John Pratts DNF
Derek Barbara Time trial 1:05:05.87 53
Mark Lett 53:56.84 28
Samuel O'Shea 54:59.17 30
Women
Athlete Event Time Rank
Olivia Lett Road race 2:50:30 42
Elaine Pratts DNF
Olivia Lett Time trial 48:53.14 28
Elaine Pratts 48:14.65 27

Mountain Biking

Athlete Event Time Rank
Giles Cerisola Men’s cross-country LAP
Karl Sciortino LAP

Gymnastics

One gymnast was officially selected on 5 April 2022.[3]

Rhythmic

Individual Qualification
Athlete Event Apparatus Total Rank
Hoop Ball Clubs Ribbon
Mie Alvarez Qualification 17.100 18.400 19.00 15.100 69.600 29
Kylie Gaiviso 19.700 20.100 17.900 16.400 74.100 27

Squash

One player was officially selected on 5 April 2022.[3]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Christian Navas Men's singles  Jervis (CAY)
W 3 - 1
 Willstrop (ENG)
L 0 - 3
Did not advance

Swimming

Five swimmers were officially selected on 5 April 2022.[3]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Aidan Carroll 50 m freestyle 25.16 56 Did not advance
Jordan Gonzalez 26.36 60 Did not advance
Matt Savitz 100 m freestyle 55.53 59 Did not advance
200 m freestyle 2:01.46 35 Did not advance
Jordan Gonzalez 50 m backstroke 28.94 39 Did not advance
100 m backstroke 1:02.10 31 Did not advance
Johnpaul Balloqui 50 m butterfly 26.51 43 Did not advance
Aidan Carroll 25.84 32 Did not advance
Johnpaul Balloqui 100 m butterfly 57.98 38 Did not advance
Aidan Carroll 57.17 33 Did not advance
Johnpaul Balloqui 200 m butterfly 2:10.50 18 Did not advance
Aidan Carroll 2:12.47 19 Did not advance
Jordan Gonzalez
Johnpaul Balloqui
Aidan Carroll
Matt Savitz
4 × 100 m freestyle relay Disqualified Did not advance
Matt Savitz
Jordan Gonzalez
Aidan Carroll
Johnpaul Balloqui
4 × 200 m freestyle relay 8:08.83 8
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Asia Kent 50 m freestyle 29.17 55 Did not advance
50 m breaststroke 34.47 24 Did not advance
100 m breaststroke 1:15.80 21 Did not advance
200 m breaststroke 2:43.98 11 Did not advance

Triathlon

Three triathletes were officially selected on 5 April 2022.[3]

Athlete Event Swim (750 m) Trans 1 Bike (20 km) Trans 2 Run (5 km) Total Rank
Kelvin Gomez Men's 10:49 1:02 30:14 0:28 17:29 1:00:02 29
Andrew Gordon 9:54 0:55 29:22 0:20 17:33 58:04 27
Robert Matto 11:47 1:06 31:32 0:30 19:36 1:04:31 36

Weightlifting

One weightlifter qualified through their position in the IWF Commonwealth Ranking List (as of 9 March 2022).[4][3] This will mark the country's sport debut at the Commonwealth Games.[2]

Athlete Event Weight lifted Total Rank
Snatch Clean & jerk
Holly O’Shea Women's 71 kg 74 97 171 10

References

  1. ^ "Chef de Mission | Gibraltar". Inside the Games. Dunsar Media. 1 March 2022. Archived from the original on 1 March 2022. Retrieved 5 April 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Holly O'Shea - Gibraltar's first weightlifter at the Commonwealth Games". Panorama. Gibraltar. 25 July 2022. Retrieved 25 July 2022.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h Ignacio, Stephen (5 April 2022). "Team Gibraltar named for Birmingham 2022". Gibraltar Chronicle. Archived from the original on 5 April 2022. Retrieved 5 April 2022.
  4. ^ IWF COMMONWEALTH RANKING LIST - 2022 COMMONWEALTH GAMES QUALIFYING (final) (PDF). IWF. 9 March 2022. Archived (PDF) from the original on 9 March 2022. Retrieved 5 April 2022.

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