Queen's Baton Relay
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- 3 Feb 2018
- Photos supplied by 2018 Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation, all rights reserved
On Saturday afternoon, 3 February 2018, His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), Governor of New South Wales, and Mrs Linda Hurley hosted a welcome for baton bearers taking part in The Queen’s Baton Relay. The Governor passed the baton to the first baton bearer, Rio Olympic gold medallist Shannon Parry, for the start of its Sydney route.
The Queen’s Baton will arrive at the Gold Coast for the XXI Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony on 4 April 2018, when His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales will remove Her Majesty's message from the Baton and read it aloud to declare the Games open.
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