Barbados became the 5th Caribbean nation to receive the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton on June 10. The Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR), is a tradition that celebrates the Commonwealth’s diversity, inspires community pride, and excites people about the sporting event. The Queen’s Baton carries a message from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II that calls the Commonwealth’s athletes to come together in a peaceful and friendly competition.
Queen's Baton Relay
Bridgetown, Barbados – In just 14 days, the Glasgow 2014 Queen’s Baton will arrive from Guyana, the 42nd of its 71 Commonwealth destinations. Barbados will provide an integral link when it welcomes the baton as it travels on one of the most engaging relays in the world. Today the Baton is currently travelling through St. Helena (an island in the South African Ocean).
Bridgetown, Barbados – The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) is gearing up to host the iconic Commonwealth Games Baton when it visits the island on March 5 as part of the Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR). The QBR is a much loved tradition of the Commonwealth Games which will be held this year from July 23 – August 3 in Glasglow, Scotland.