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Ones to Watch at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Updated 0912 GMT (1712 HKT) April 3, 2018
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Thompson lit up the Rio 2016 Olympics, becoming the first woman to win gold in both individual Olympic sprint events since Florence Griffith Joyner at Seoul 1988. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
In one of the most striking moments of the 2016 Olympics, Miller dived across the line to win 400m gold, edging out Allyson Felix of the US. Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images South America/Getty Images
A two-time Olympic 800m champion, Semenya has recently begun running in the 1,500m and she could compete on two fronts in April. Stu Forster/Getty Images
Capable of throwing a shot over 21 meters, Adams is the first woman in history to win four consecutive individual world titles in a track and field event. The two-time Olympic champion has only been beaten twice in major world events since 2006. JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images
He may only have taken up the javelin aged 15 but "Keshie" Walcott had won Olympic gold in London before his 20th birthday. He followed up with bronze in Rio. Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images South America/Getty Images
The Kiwi won pole vault bronze at Rio 2016 in her first ever Olympics and, having only recently turned 21, still has her best years ahead of her. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images South America/Getty Images
Widely considered one of the the greatest female squash players of all time, David was world No. 1 for a staggering 108 consecutive months, only losing her throne in September 2015. She will be looking for a third consecutive Commonwealth gold in April? Alex Livesey/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
The most successful Malaysian Olympian in history, Lee was the world No. 1 badminton player for 199 consecutive weeks. The 35-year-old has taken home silver at the past three Olympic Games. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images South America/Getty Images
His nation's most successful gymnast, Englishman Whitlock has five Olympic medals to his name, including gold in the men's floor exercises and pommel horse at Rio 2016. Alex Livesey/Getty Images South America/Getty Images
Skinner became the first Australian to win Olympic gold in a shooting event for 12 years when she triumphed at Rio 2016 in the trap. Sam Greenwood/Getty Images South America/Getty Images
Growing up in a shanty with no electricity, Tuwai used plastic bottles for rugby balls and a roundabout for a pitch. Now, as an Olympic gold medalist and captain of his country, the 28-year-old will be determined to add a Commonwealth crown. Tom Dulat/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Having never even played the sport until her late teens, Caslick was named World Rugby Sevens women's Player of the Year in 2016. Still just 22, the all-rounder is already an Olympic gold medalist. Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images AsiaPac/Getty Images
The teenage freestyle swimmer beat an experienced field to take gold in the Rio 2016 100m final. He was the first Australian to win the particular event since 1968. Clive Rose//Getty Images
A world record holder in both the 50m and 100m, Peaty has made no secret of his desire to be the Michael Phelps of breaststroke, recently taking CNN Sport through his secrets of swimming success. Adam Pretty/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
When Oleksiak (R) won the women's 100m freestyle final at Rio 2016, many of the headlines focused on the woman she tied with for gold. Simone Manuel of the US (L) was the first African-American Olympic swimming champion in history, but it should not be forgotten Oleksiak will still be just 17 years old when she competes on the Gold Coast. Clive Rose/Getty Images South America/Getty Images
The first Welsh woman to win a Commonwealth swimming gold since 1974, Carlin has a great chance to retain her title in April, having won silver medals in both the 400m and 800m freestyle at Rio 2016. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Alistair Brownlee (L) may be the only triathlete to win two Olympic titles, but his younger brother Jonny (R) isn't half bad either, having taken silver at Rio 2016 and the last Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. ELIZABETH RUIZ/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
With 11 world singles titles and seven Commonwealth Games golds between them, Foster and Marshall are the undisputed kings of lawn bowls. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
The reigning commonwealth champion in the women's +75kg category will hope to improve on her disappointing showing at the past Olympics, when she blamed a lack of preparation. STR/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
The first woman from India to win a medal in Olympic wrestling, Malik took bronze in the -58kg freestyle in Rio, building on the silver she won at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. Who are you looking forward to seeing at the Commonwealth Games? Have your say on CNN Sport's Facebook page Lars Baron/Getty Images South America/Getty Images