CITY of Plymouth high jumper Ethan Glyde and Mount Kelly swimmers Blythe Kinsman and Erin Little have been named in Team England’s squad for this summer’s Commonwealth Youth Games in Trinidad and Tobago.
Team England have selected 31 track and field athletes, including para-competitors, while 14 swimmers have been picked.
The Commonwealth Youth Games take place every four years and are for talented young sports people between the ages of 14 and 18.
Team England’s chef de mission, Francesca Carter-Kelly, who is also Commonwealth Games England’s director of sport and performance, said: “I’m looking forward to working with such an exciting squad of athletes for what I’m sure will be a fantastic Games at Trinbago 2023.
“We have an extremely talented group heading out to Trinidad and Tobago who are all primed to deliver at the Commonwealth Youth Games and make it an experience to remember.
“This is a great opportunity to compete on the international stage and get a first experience of a multi-sport environment.
“I’m excited for competition to begin and I’m sure we will see many standout performances and future stars emerge.”
The Commonwealth Youth Games will take place between August 4 and August 11.
Congratulations to Erin and Blythe for being selected to represent England at the Commonwealth Youth Games. This selection makes the girls the 7th and 8th MK athlete who will compete in Trinidad this summer 🏴#MKWorldwide #MKFamily #Selections #OneTeam #Commonwealth #teamengland pic.twitter.com/j6S04Dhddw
— Mount Kelly Swimming (@MountKellySwim) July 4, 2023