Commonwealth Games Scotland (CGS), in conjunction with Scottish Gymnastics and Netball Scotland, has confirmed today the sports specific selection standards required in these sports for nomination to Team Scotland for the 2022 Commonwealth Games. These are in addition to the criteria laid down in the General Selection Policy published in January 2020.
This means that 13 of the 19 sports on the programme have now agreed the sport specific standards required for athletes to put themselves in the frame for competing at Birmingham 2022.
The Gymnastics policies set out the standards required in Men’s Artistic, Women’s Artistic and Rhythmic Gymnastics. Artistic qualification is centred around results at the 2022 British Championships with opportunities to achieve benchmark scores at named selection events between January and April 2022. Rhythmic selection incorporates two phases, the first being the 2021 British Championships and the second being results at named international events from January to April 2022.
For Netball, Scotland’s participation in the Games is subject to receiving an invite from the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) to compete in the Games based on the International Netball Federation World Rankings as at 30 November 2021. If an invitation to compete for Netball is received, the team invitation will be accepted in line with CGS General Selection Policy.
The overall Team Scotland selection period detailed in the CGS General Selection Policy is 1 March 2021 to 15 May 2022. This policy, along with the detailed selection standards for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in all sports published to date are available to download at: https://www.teamscotland.scot/games/birmingham-2022/team-selection/