Olympic legend Cathy Freeman has been named as the sixth Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games ambassador.

Ms Freeman famously won the 400m at the Sydney 2000 Olympics and is a four-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist.

She joins Sally Pearson, Cameron McEvoy, Anna Meares, Kurt Fearnley and Laura Geitz as official ambassadors for the games, due to start in April 2018.

AAP

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