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The Tour of the Queen’s Baton Continues

Bahamas, July 24, 2017 – Nassau – The Queen’s Baton continued its journey through New Providence on Sunday morning, July 23, after a few days of presentation tours at various events during the Commonwealth Youth Games that have taken place during the past week in The Bahamas.

The Queen’s Baton was brought to The Bahamas symbolizing the first leg Commonwealth Games Federation activities in the Americas as the Baton moves through this region before ultimately arriving in Australia for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. In New Providence on Sunday morning, the tour encompassed a church service at New Covenant Baptist Church, where Senior Pastor Rev. Trajean Jadorette, pictured, gave blessings; Baton is held by Commonwealth Youth Games Organizing Committee Chairman Wellington Miller. Later, during Sunday’s Cycling tourney, Bahamian cyclist Mark Holowesko has photo-op holding Queen’s Baton.




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