The Trinbago 2023 Commonwealth Youth Games sports programme gets underway on Saturday 5 August with action on both islands.
The Cycling - Time Trial around the Brian Lara Cricket Academy will see the first medals to be decided in Trinidad, while the Beach Volleyball competition begins in Tobago.
The women’s Beach Volleyball clashes between Rwanda and England, as well as Kenya and Bermuda take place simultaneously at the brand new Black Rock facility in Tobago, with ten further fixtures taking place over two sessions, starting at 10am.
Defending men’s champions England are in action against Canada at 10.40am to close the opening session, while Australia’s women, champions at the last Games in Bermuda in 2017, face England to close the second session from 4.10pm.
Meanwhile, in Trinidad, the Brian Lara Cricket Academy hosts the men’s and women’s Cycling - Time Trial events.
The competing athletes will ride a course around the multi-purpose venue in Tarouba, named after one of Trinidad’s most famous sporting heroes. The women’s race gets underway at 9am, while the men’s race takes place from 11am.
Following the conclusion of the races, there will be a medal ceremony for both the men and women - the first medals to be handed out to athletes at the Games - taking place at 1pm.
Women will compete over a course of 10km, with the men’s event taking place over 15km.
Tickets for the Beach Volleyball are on sale on a session-by-session basis, priced just USD$5 for adults and are free for under 18s. The Cycling - Time Trial is free for attendees.