Commonwealth Youth Games 2015

The Commonwealth Youth Games 2015 will be the 5th Commonwealth Youth Games that are to be held in Apia capital city of Samoa. The 5th Commonwealth Youth Games will begin from September 5th and the closing ceremony September 11th 2015. The opening and closing ceremony will be held in Apia park, which will also host Rugby, Tennis and Athletics. The Faleata Sports Complex will host the other events such as Swimming, Squash, Lawn bowls, Weightlifting and boxing. The Commonwealth Youth Games were started in the 20th century in 2000 in Edinburgh. Commonwealth Youth Games are a smaller version of the Commonwealth Games and are to be held every four years. The competition is held for three days that involve 8 sports, where 733 athletes from 14 countries as per the first edition of commonwealth youth games.

List of Countries that hosted Common Wealth Games from 2000.

Edition Location Year
I Edinburgh 2000
II Bendigo 2004
III Pune 2008
IV Isle of Man 2011
V Apia 2015
VI Castries 2017

2015 Commonwealth Youth Games

Host City Apia
Nations Participating  
Athletes Participating ~1000
Opening Ceremony September 5th, 2015
Closing Ceremony September 11th 2015
Officially Opened By  
Main Stadium Apia Park

Sports

Participating Nations

  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Botswana
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Brunei Darussalum
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Cook Islands
  • Cyprus
  • Dominica
  • England
  • Fiji
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Grenada
  • Guernsey
  • Guyana
  • India
  • Isle of Man
  • Jamaica
  • Jersey
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Lesotho
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Malta
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Niue
  • Norfolk Island
  • Northern Ireland
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Scotland
  • Seychelles
  • Singapore
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • St Helena
  • St Kitts and Nevis
  • St Lucia
  • St Vincent and The Grenadines
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Vanuatu
  • Wales
  • Zambi
 

Commonwealth Youth Games 2011

2011 Participating Countries

  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Botswana
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Brunei
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Cook Islands
  • Cyprus
  • Dominica
  • England
  • Falkland Islands
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Grenada
  • Guernsey
  • Guyana
  • India
  • Isle of Man
  • Jamaica
  • Jersey
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Lesotho
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Malta
  • Mauritius
  • Montserrat
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Niue
  • Northern Ireland
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • Scotland
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Wales
  • Zambia

Commonwealth Youth Games 2011 Venues

  • National Sports Centre, Douglas
  • The Bowl Stadium, Douglas - Rugby sevens.
  • The Villa Marina, Douglas - Boxing.
  • Ellan Vannin Gymnastics Club - Gymnastics (boys).
  • Manx Gymnastics Centre of Excellence - Gymnastics (girls).
  • The start line for the 3 cycling races will be.

Commonwealth Youth Games 2011 Partners

  • 188Foundation
  • Barclays Wealth
  • Boston Group
  • Britannia International
  • Colas
  • Friends Provident International
  • Gubay Foundation
  • Manx Telecom
  • Sefton Group
  • Tower Insurance