British Virgin Islands at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

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British Virgin Islands at the
2022 Commonwealth Games
Flag of the British Virgin Islands.svg
CGF codeIVB
CGABritish Virgin Islands Olympic Committee
Websitebviolympics.org
in Birmingham, England
28 July 2022 (2022-07-28) – 8 August 2022 (2022-08-08)
Competitors17 (9 men and 8 women) in 4 sports
Flag bearers (opening)Rikkoi Brathwaite
Beyoncé Defreitas
Flag bearer (closing)TBD
Medals
Ranked 26th
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)

The British Virgin Islands will compete at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England between 28 July – 8 August 2022.[1] It will be the team's ninth appearance at the Games.

The British Virgin Islands team consisted of 19 athletes (ten men and nine women) competing in four sports.[2] Rikkoi Brathwaite and Beyoncé Defreitas were the country's flagbearers during the opening ceremony.[3]

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Kyron McMaster Athletics Men's 400 m hurdles 6 August

Competitors

The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline.

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 5 4 9
3x3 basketball 0 4 4
Cycling 2 0 2
Squash 2 0 2
Total 9 8 17

Athletics

A squad of eleven athletes was announced on 11 July 2022.[2]

Men
Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Rikkoi Brathwaite 100 m 10.28 2 Q 10.31 4 Did not advance
Adriano Gumbs 400 m 48.87 6 Did not advance
Kyron McMaster 400 m hurdles 49.78 2 Q 48.93 1st place, gold medalist(s)
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Rank Distance Rank
Eldred Henry Shot put 19.97 5
Djimon Gumbs 17.18 10
Djimon Gumbs Discus throw 53.32 14 Did not advance
Women
Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Beyonce Defreitas 200 m 23.99 2 Q 23.81 6 Did not advance
Deya Erickson 100 m hurdles 13.94 5 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Rank Distance Rank
Trevia Gumbs Shot put 13.27 13 Did not advance
Tynelle Gumbs Hammer throw 46.90 16 Did not advance

3x3 basketball

Saint Lucia, the top Commonwealth Caribbean federation in the FIBA 3x3 Federation Rankings for women (on 1 November 2021),[4] declined their invitation to play in the women's tournament.[5] As the next-highest ranked Caribbean federation, the British Virgin Islands received the reallocated invitation.

Four players were announced on 11 July 2022.[2]

Summary
Team Event Group stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM / CM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
British Virgin Islands women's Women's tournament  Canada
L 6 - 22
 England
L 5 - 22
 New Zealand
L 5 - 19
4 Did not advance

Women's tournament

Roster
Group play
Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Qualification
1  New Zealand 3 3 0 55 30 +25 Direct to semi-finals
2  England (H) 3 2 1 57 37 +20 Quarter-finals
3  Canada 3 1 2 50 48 +2
4  British Virgin Islands 3 0 3 16 63 −47
Source: Birmingham 2022
Rules for classification: 1) Wins; 2) Head-to-head record; 3) Points scored.
(H) Host
30 July 2022 (2022-07-30)
15:30
British Virgin Islands  6–22  Canada
Pts: Pickering, Fahie 2 Pts: Mercille, Wallack 7
30 July 2022 (2022-07-30)
19:30
England  22–5  British Virgin Islands
Pts: Jump 14 Pts: Victor 3
31 July 2022 (2022-07-31)
19:30
New Zealand  19–5  British Virgin Islands
Pts: Harmon 10 Pts: Fahie 4

Cycling

Two cyclists were announced on 11 July 2022.[2]

Road

Men
Athlete Event Time Rank
Darel Christopher Road race DNF
Sam Talbot DNF
Darel Christopher Time trial 58:06.36 41
Sam Talbot 56:06.67 37

Squash

Two players were announced on 11 July 2022.[2]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Joe Chapman Men's singles  Singh (IND)
L 0 - 3
Did not advance
Luca Reich  Evans (WAL)
L 0 - 3
Did not advance
Joe Chapman
Luca Reich
Men's doubles  Senthikumar /
Singh (IND)
L 0 - 2
Did not advance

References

  1. ^ "Queen's Baton is in the Caribbean". Loop Sport. Trend Media. 25 March 2022. Archived from the original on 25 March 2022. Retrieved 5 April 2022.
  2. ^ a b c d e "BVIOC names 19-member Commonwealth Games team". BVI News. 11 July 2022. Archived from the original on 11 July 2022. Retrieved 11 July 2022.
  3. ^ "The Caribbean's flag bearers at the 2022 Commonwealth Games". Caribbean Loop News. 28 July 2022. Retrieved 28 July 2022.
  4. ^ "Fourteen teams confirmed for 3x3's debut at Commonwealth Games 2022". FIBA. 29 November 2021. Archived from the original on 1 December 2021. Retrieved 5 April 2022.
  5. ^ Palmer, Dan (5 April 2022). "British Virgin Islands added to 3x3 basketball line-up at Birmingham 2022 as home nations prepare for qualifier". Inside the Games. Dunsar Media. Archived from the original on 5 April 2022. Retrieved 5 April 2022.

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