The Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) is an international multi-sport event organized by the Commonwealth Games Federation. The games are held every four years with the current Commonwealth Games format. The Commonwealth Games Federation discussed the idea of a Commonwealth Youth Games in 1997. In 1998 the concept was agreed on for the purpose of providing a Commonwealth multi-sport event for young people.
4th Commonwealth Youth Games - 2011
4th Commonwealth Youth Games was held from 7-13 September 2011 in Isle of Man. 811 athletes competed at the Games from 48 countries at 9 Sports including Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting and Wrestling. 4 athletes from Maldives participated at the Games and competed in Athletics and Badminton events.
5th Commonwealth Youth Games - 2015
The 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games was the fifth edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games. It was held in Apia, the capital of Samoa from 5-11 September 2015. Approximately thousand athletes from 35 nations and territories participated in the nine sports: aquatics, archery, athletics, boxing, lawn bowls, rugby sevens, squash, tennis, and weightlifting. 4 athletes from Maldives participated at the Games and competed at Swimming and Badminton events. The Chef De Mission of Maldives contingent for the 2015 Commonwealth Games was Yaznee Nasheedha from Athletics Association of Maldives.