Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
Ottobock is the Official Technical Service Partner for Prosthetics, Orthotics and Wheelchairs of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. GC2018 has the largest integrated para-sports program for any major event which will see up to 300 para-athletes compete in 38 medal events across seven para-sports.
Ottobock – our expertise for everyone
Ottobock’s technicians will have their hands full repairing and maintaining wheelchairs and specialist competition and day use prosthesis. Any other device required by para-athletes or officials can also be brought in to access the service at no cost to the individual.
Quick facts:: the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
- A technical service team of over 40 technicians and welders from 5 countries will staff the workshop for a period of 1 month.
- 100m2 of workshop space, warehousing and specialist machinery imported directly from Germany just for the Commonwealth Games Village.
- 8,000 spare parts
- 10 tonnes of equipment and machinery
- 24/7 on call service
Ottobock is the Official Technical Service Partner for Prosthetics, Orthotics and Wheelchairs of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. This will be the 15th time that Ottobock provides technical service at the Paralympic Games and will mark the 30 years anniversary of “Passion for Paralympics”.
Meet athletes who have made their dreams a reality! By serving as ambassadors, they encourage people with disabilities from all over the world to get involved in sports and enjoy being active in their free time. You can also get to know the technicians who will be on the technical service team at the Paralympic Games.