South Australians who participated at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games today received Australian Sports Medals in a ceremony at Government House.

Marathon gold medallist Jessica Stenson was amongst the list of worthy recipients, with both athletes and officials recognised with this prestigious award.             

First awarded in 2000 the Australian Sports Medal commemorates sporting participation in multi-sport events including the Invictus Games and Olympic Games.

In a continuing trend, South Australians participated and medalled at the 2022 Commonwealth Games at rates greater than what may have been expected for the State’s population.

The State Government commends the efforts of all award recipients.

Quotes attributable to Katrine Hildyard, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing

It is a great privilege to join with these remarkable athletes and officials to celebrate their incredible collective efforts in Birmingham this year.

Great teamwork underpins success and our athletes, coaches, officials and administrators all worked together to achieve terrific results in Birmingham.

I congratulate every recipient, each of whom played an important role in the team’s success.

These outstanding athletes and officials will inspire girls and boys to participate in the sport they love – whether as an athlete, official, coach or in any other way they choose - chase their sporting dreams and support one another.

List of Recipients

  • Edgardo Coumi
  • Christopher Flavel
  • Graeme Frislie
  • Breanna Hargrave
  • Ella Jones
  • Lauren Mansfield
  • Alessia McCaig
  • Tahlia McGrath
  • Samantha Okely
  • Callum Peters
  • Alyssa Polites
  • Miles Scotson
  • Jessica Stenson
  • Amanda Tscharke
  • Isabella Vincent
  • Marena Whittle
  • Beau Wootton