The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) is the organisation responsible for the direction and control of the Commonwealth Games and Commonwealth Youth Games, and for delivering on the vision of the Commonwealth Sports Movement: to build peaceful, sustainable and prosperous communities globally by inspiring Commonwealth Athletes to drive the impact and ambition of all Commonwealth Citizens through Sport.
Queens Baton Relay
The Queens Baton Relay is one of the great traditions of the Commonwealth Games. Over the years, the Relay has revolved into a powerful symbol of unity and diversity of the Commonwealth of Nations. With each Games, the tradition of the relay grows in scale and significance - visiting more Nations, involving more participants and creating more excitement than ever before.
The Queen's Baton Relay started on October 7, 2021 from Buckingham Palace and will travel through all 72 Commonwealth nations and territories over 140,000 km. The Baton carries a message from Queen Elizabeth 11 that will be read at the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games on July 28, 2022.
Namibia, as a Commonwealth Nation hosted the Queens Baton from December 13 - 15, 2021 in the Erongo Region.
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