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Beach Volleyball In The Commonwealth Youth Games

Beach Volleyball is an optional sport in the Commonwealth Youth Games, making it’s debut at the Bahamas  2017 Youth Games in Nassau. Following this, it will also make its full Commonwealth Games debut, being included on the programme for Gold Coast 2018.

Commonwealth Youth Games Beach Volleyball competition is run under the rules of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB).

  • Core / Optional Optional
  • Appearances In The Youth Games 1
  • First Youth Games Bahamas 2017
  • Most Recent Youth Games Bahamas 2017
Team Scotland’s Beach Volleyball Medal Count:
  • Total: 0
  • Asset 3
  • Asset 2
  • Asset 1

Did You Know?

  • Bahamas 2017 was the first Youth Games to include Beach Volleyball.

  • Beach Volleyball will be making its full Commonwealth Games debut at Gold Coast 2018.

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Competition Format

Beach volleyball is a team sport played by two teams of two players on a sand court divided by a net.

The Commonwealth Youth Games competition will feature both men’s and the women’s Team events. There will be 12 men’s teams and 12 women’s teams, each gender divided into four pools of three , with the top teams advancing to the knockout phase of quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals. The teams not qualifying for quarter-finals will take part in classification matches 9-12 and the losers of the quarter-finals will then take part in classification matches 5-8.

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