IV Commonwealth Youth Games



The Inaugural Commonwealth Youth Games were held in Edinburgh, Scotland from 10th to 14th August 2000, II Commonwealth Youth Games were held in Bendigo, Australia from 30th November to 3rd December 2004 and III Commonwealth Youth Games were held in Pune, India from 12th to 18th October, 2008 respectively. Pakistan did not participate in the I and II Commonwealth Games. 24-member Pakistani Contingent participated in III Commonwealth Games held in Pune, India and won 2 Silver and 1 Bronze medals in Wrestling.

The 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games, officially known as the IV Commonwealth Youth Games was a multi-sport event held in the British Crown Dependency of Isle of Man, UK from 7 to 13 September 2011. As per the original quadrennial cycle, the Games were scheduled for 2012. However, the Commonwealth Games Federation at its general assembly in 2005 decided to move the Games within one year before the Summer Olympics.

Participating Nations

64

Participants

1000 athletes

Sports/Disciplines

7 Disciplines

Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Cycling, Gymnastics, Rugby sevens and Swimming.


Pakistan's Participation in IV Commonwealth Youth Games

8-member Pakistan Contingent participated in the IV Commonwealth Youth Games - 2011. The following are the members of Pakistan Contingent:-

Contingent Officials  

1.

Mrs. Fatima Lakhani

Chef-de-Mission

2.

Mr. Fazal Subhani

Secretary/Treasurer

3.

Mrs. Veena Salman Masud

Team Official Athletic and Swimmng

4.

Mr. Arshad Hussain

Boxing Coach

Players

5.

Mr. Raheem Khan

Athlete (Track & Field)

6.

Miss Kiran Rana

Athlete (Track & Field)

7.

Mr. Razzaq Balach

Boxer

8.

Miss Mahnoor Maqsood

Swimmer


The top three winners were: England, Australia and South Africa

Medal Tally of IV Commonwealth Youth Games

Rank.
Nation
Medals
 Gold
 Silver
 Bronze
Total
1
England 
37
24
16
77
2
Australia 
29
28
17
74
3
South Africa 
8
7
15
30
4
New Zealand 
6
6
8
20
5
Wales 
5
11
10
26
6
Scotland 
5
6
11
22
7
Kenya 
4
4
2
10
8
Malaysia 
4
2
1
7
9
India 
3
3
3
9
10
Northern Ireland 
3
2
3
8
11
Cyprus 
3
0
3
6
12
Uganda 
1
3
1
5
13
Antigua & Barbuda 
1
1
0
2
14
Namibia 
1
0
0
1
15
Canada 
0
6
10
16
16
Isle of Man 
0
2
1
3
17
Sri Lanka 
0
1
1
2
18
Jersey 
0
1
0
1
18
St Lucia 
0
1
0
1
19
Botswana 
0
0
2
2
19
Jamaica 
0
0
2
2
20
Barbados 
0
0
1
1
20
Dominica 
0
0
1
1
20
Mauritius 
0
0
1
1
20
Singapore 
0
0
1
1
20
Solomon Islands 
0
0
1
1
20
St Kitts & Nevis 
0
0
1
1
20
Tonga 
0
0
1
1
20
Trinidad & Tobago 
0
0
1
1
20
Turks & Caicos Islands 
0
0
1
1
20
Zambia 
0
0
1
1

Total

110
108
116
334