SPORTS fan and British High Commissioner Harriet Cross is counting down the days to the start of the 2023 Commonwealth Youth Games, to be held in TT for the very first time.

Cross said the games present a tremendous opportunity for sport to make a huge impact on the lives of athletes. She said it does not matter what disability one might have or economic status: sports opens its doors for everyone to compete.

The games, which will be hosted from August 4-11, will bring the world to TT as over 1,000 athletes from over 70 countries, between 14 and 18, will compete in seven disciplines: athletics, swimming, cycling, netball (fast5), triathlon, beach volleyball and rugby sevens.

Athletics, swimming and cycling will be held in Trinidad, and netball, triathlon, beach volleyball and rugby sevens will take place in Tobago.

Some of TT’s world-class facilities will be used, as the...

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