2021 Commonwealth Youth Games

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7th Commonwealth Youth Games
Host cityPort of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Nations participatingUnknown
Athletes participating~1000
Opening ceremonyTBD
Closing ceremonyTBD
Officially opened byUnknown
Queen's Baton Final RunnerUnknown
Main venueTBD

The 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games will be the seventh Commonwealth Youth Games which started in 2000. It will be held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Host selection[edit]

First selection[edit]

Accepted bid[edit]

With the backing of the Northern Ireland Assembly and the Commonwealth Games Council for Northern Ireland, Belfast submitted an official bid for the games. On 29 November 2015, it was confirmed that Northern Ireland was the only official,and thus the preferred, bid. They were named the official hosts in January 2016.[1] In June 2018, Belfast was stripped of the Games when the event due to uncertainty surrounding funding for the event during the absence of a functioning Northern Ireland Executive. [2]

Withdrawn bids[edit]

The Botswana National Olympic Committee stated it was preparing a bid for the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games.[3]

Jersey was considering a bid in early 2015 but pulled out of the bidding process in June 2015.[4]

Second selection[edit]

Following the stripping of the games from Belfast, a new selection process has been initiated, which is expected to last for six months. Trinidad and Tobago was announced as new host on 21 June 2019.

Potential bids[edit]


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