Former track and field boss Ephraim Serrette has been announced as the Chair of the Organizing Committee of the 2023 Commonwealth Youth Games.
The global youth tournament takes place from 4-11 August in 2023 for athletes aged 14-18.
Serrette, the former President of the National Association of Athletics Administrations of Trinidad and Tobago (NAAATT) is now the Advisor to the Minister of Sports and Community Development, Shamfa Cudjoe.
The former national sprint champion will lead an Organizing Committee that is made up of Annette Knott ( CGA Relations), Gabre Jesu McTair, Kairon Serrette, and Diane Henderson, the President of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee.
McTair is the Deputy Permanent Secretary (Ag.) of the Ministry of Sport and Community Development, while Kairon Serrette s the Head of Partnerships and Alliances, SporTT.
Knott is the Secretary General of the Trinidad and Tobago Commonwealth Games Association.
The Sport Programmed for Trinbago 2023 has also been confirmed with seven sports featuring at the 2023 Games.
Aquatics, athletics, cycling, Fast5 Netball (females only), rugby sevens, triathlon, and beach volleyball will be the seven sports at the 2023 Games.
The Sports Programme for Tobago also stated that sporting activities will take place in two clusters, Couva and Tobago.
Fast5 Netball will be featured at the Commonwealth Youth Games for the first time.
“We are delighted to confirm the Sport Programme for the 2023 Commonwealth Youth Games, featuring much-anticipated debuts in the Youth Games for the dynamic and innovative FAST5 Netball and Triathlon. It promises to be a thrilling and competitive Games and exceptional showcasing of Caribbean and Commonwealth Sport,” said Dame Louise Martin, the President of the Commonwealth Games Federation.
“An invaluable springboard for the stars and leaders of tomorrow, the Games will be a truly special and inspiring experience for young athletes from across the Commonwealth,” she added.
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