V 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, III Commonwealth Youth Games were held in Pune, India from 12th to 18th October, 2008 and IV Commonwealth Youth Games were held in the British Crown Dependency of Isle of Man, UK from 7 to 13 September 2011 respectively. Pakistan did not participate in the I & II Commonwealth Youth Games except III & IV Commonwealth Youth Games. In III Commonwealth Youth Games, Pakistan won 2 Silver and 1 Bronze medals in Wrestling but can not secure any position in IV Commonwealth Youth Games.

The V Commonwealth Youth Games was held on the Pacific island nation of Samoa from 5-11 September 2015. 


Participating Nations

64

Participants

1000 athletes

Sports/Disciplines

9 Disciplines

Aquatics (Swimming), Archery, Athletics, Boxing, Lawn Bowls, Rugby Sevens, Squash, Tennis and Weightlifting.


Pakistan's Participation in V Commonwealth Youth Games

13-member Pakistan Contingent participated in the V Commonwealth Youth Games - 2015. The following were the members of Pakistan Contingent:-

Boxing
1.
Mr. Ali Bux Team Official
2.
Mr. Muhammad Nadeem Player
3.
Mr. Muhammad Shafique Player
Squash
4.
Mr. Sher Ali Kakar Team Official
5.
Mr. Israr Ahmad Player
6.
Miss Sadia Gul Player
Tennis
7.
Mrs. Neelofar Khalid Team Official
8.
Mr. Muzammil Murtaza Player
9.
Miss Rida Khalid Player
Weightlifting
10.
Mr. Muhammad Rashid Team Official
11.
Mr. Talha Talib Player
12.
Mr. Muhammad Usman Player
13.
Mr. Abdur Rehman Player


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

       Medal Tally of V Commonwealth Youth Games

S #.
Nation
Medals
 Gold
 Silver
 Bronze
Total
1
AUS 
24
19
19
62
2
RSA 
13
7
15
35
3
ENG
12
16
16
44
4
MAS
11
3
3
17
5
IND
9
4
6
19
6
NZL
7
9
5
21
7
NGR
6
2
3
11
8
NIR
4
4
4
12
9
KEN
4
3
0
7
10
JAM
4
1
1
6
11
SCO
2
11
8
21
12
SAM
2
4
6
12
13
FIJ
2
2
1
5
14
BOT
2
0
1
3
15
WAL
1
5
3
9
16
CMR
1
0
2
3
17
PNG
1
0
2
3
18
BAN
1
0
1
2
19
BAR
1
0
0
1
20
GGY
1
0
0
1
21
GHA
1
0
0
1
22
SRI
0
4
2
6
23
UGA
0
2
2
4
24
PAK
0
2
0
2
25
MRI
0
0
2
2
26
NFK
0
0
2
2
27
AIA
0
1
0
1
28
CAN
0
1
0
1
29
CAY
0
1
0
1
30
COK
0
1
0
1
31
DMA
0
1
0
1
32
IOM
0
1
0
1
33
NAM
0
1
0
1
34
TGA
0
1
0
1
35
CYP
0
0
1
1
36
GUY
0
0
1
1
37
LCA
0
0
1
1
38
SEY
0
0
1
1
39
SOL
0
0
1
1
40
ZAM
0
0
1
1

Total

109
106
110
325



    Pakistan Medal Tally in V Commonwealth Youth Games

S.No.
Discipline
Medals
     Gold
      Silver
       Bronze
     Total

1.

Weightlifting

-

2

-

2

Total

-

2

-

2



S.No.
Player
Name of Event
Medal
   Weightlifting

1.

Mr. Talha Talib

56 Kg

Silver

2.

Mr. Abdur Rehman

77 Kg

Silver