Trinidad and Tobago Bahamas 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games Chef de Mission, Rheeza Grant has announced that Tyriq Horsford, treple CARIFTA Gold medallist in the Boy's Under 18 Javelin in 2015, 2016 and 2017 also broke the record each consecutive year, will have the honor of carrying the Trinidad and Tobago Flag and leading the Trinidad and Tobago delegation in tonight’s Opening Ceremony at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium, Bahamas.

Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Louise Martin praised organisers of the Commonwealth Youth Games for their "tremendous" work and claimed the venues were "second to none" on the eve of the event here.

Read more: CGF President Martin praises "tremendous" work of Commonwealth Youth Games organisers

“Give it your best,” said Jehue Gordon to the beaming faces of some of the 50 athletes that will be representing T&T at the sixth Commonwealth Youth Games at a send off function hosted by the T&T Olympic Committee (TTOC) in the VIP Lounge at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port-of-Spain.

Read more: Young athletes off to Commonwealth Games

Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie has promised to deliver the best-ever edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games as organisers celebrate the One Year to Go milestone today.

Read more: Bahamas Prime Minister vows to deliver best-ever Commonwealth Youth Games as CGF President hails...

In exactly one year’s time, young athletes from 71 nations and territories will experience a Caribbean carnival of Commonwealth connections as the Opening Ceremony of the VIth Commonwealth Youth Games bursts into life.

Read more: Caribbean Countdown as Bahamas 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games reach One Year to Go milestone

Bahamas 2017 have launched a campaign titled “Who’s Next? Recruiting Legends” as they seek to find the next generation of sporting stars at the Commonwealth Youth Games.

Read more: Bahamas 2017 launch campaign to inspire young athletes ahead of Commonwealth Youth Games