Sports activities schedule for Trinbago 2023 confirmed

The sports activities schedule for Trinbago 2023 has been confirmed, which incorporates seven sports activities on the Commonwealth Youth Video games. Athletes aged 14-18 will take part within the Video games from 4-11 August 2023.

The Video games will happen in two teams, one in Crow, Trinidad and the opposite in Tobago, bringing a various perspective of the dual island nation to the Commonwealth of Nations, in addition to showcasing a pageant of nation actions.

The seven sports activities to be included within the Trinbago 2023 Commonwealth Youth Video games are:

  • Aquatics (swimming) – female and male
  • Athletics – Males’s and Girls’s
  • Biking – (highway race, time trial and observe) – female and male
  • FAST5 NETBALL – WOMEN
  • Rugby Sevens – Male and Feminine
  • Triathlon – female and male
  • Seaside Volleyball – Males’s and Girls’s

The Trinidad and Tobago Commonwealth Video games Affiliation (TTCGA) additionally introduced as we speak, that TTCGA Vice President Mr. Ephraim Sererte, Normal Secretary Annette Knott, who oversees CGA relations, will chair the Organizing Committee (OC) together with TTCGA. Gabre Jes McTierre, Deputy Everlasting Secretary (AG) for the Ministry of Sports activities and Neighborhood Improvement (MSCD) and Mr. Karen Serrett, Head of Partnerships and Alliances, SportTT will each lead the federal government’s illustration. The president of the TTCGA, Diane Henderson, will probably be closing the five-member OC board.

CGF President Dame Louise Martin stated: “We’re happy to substantiate the sports activities program for the 2023 Commonwealth Youth Video games marks the much-anticipated debut in youth sports activities for the dynamic and progressive FAST5 netball and triathlon. It guarantees to be an thrilling and aggressive sport and distinctive efficiency of Caribbean and Commonwealth Video games.

“A useful springboard for the celebrities and leaders of tomorrow, the Video games will probably be a very particular and provoking expertise for younger athletes throughout the Commonwealth.”

Trinidad and Tobago Commonwealth Video games Affiliation (TTCGA), President Diane Henderson, stated: “Trinidad and Tobago was awarded the appropriate to stage the seventh version of the Video games by the Commonwealth Video games Federation at its Normal Meeting in Birmingham. The choice got here after Trinidad and Tobago was initially awarded the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Video games in June 2019, However that occasion was postponed as a result of impression of the pandemic on the worldwide sporting calendar. We look ahead to nice issues within the close to future!”

About CGF
The Commonwealth Video games Federation (CGF) is the group that’s accountable for the course and management of the Commonwealth Video games, and to satisfy the imaginative and prescient of the Commonwealth Video games Motion: by inspiring Commonwealth athletes to drive to a globally peaceable, sustainable and affluent world. To construct communities. The affect and ambition of all Commonwealth residents via sport.

for extra info contact:
CGF Media and Communications Supervisor Claire Ashley
c.ashley@thecgf.com

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