Ghana to host Queen’s Baton Relay ahead of 2022 Commonwealth games
On Monday, October 25th, 2021, the Commonwealth Games Association of Ghana is set to hold the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay in Ghana. The Relay, which began its journey on October 7, 2021, will stop in London for two days before heading to Cameroon.
The 2 day tour is expected to explore the culture and people of Ghana in order to raise awareness and enthusiasm ahead of the games in Birmingham. With the events surrounding the arrival of the Baton yet to be revealed.
“The baton and its unique message powerfully represents the unity and variety of the Commonwealth nations and territories,” stated Ben Nunoo Mensah. President of the Commonwealth Games Association of Ghana. This is a unique opportunity.
This is an opportunity for many untold, weighty, and overpowering stories to be told.”
The Baton traverses a worldwide path, stopping for two to four days in each country or territory. And for a total of 269 days and over 7,500 Baton carriers.
The last bearer will surrender the Baton to Her Majesty The Queen at the Birmingham 2022 Opening Ceremony.
From July 28 to August 8, 2022, 4,500 athletes from over 72 Commonwealth nations. And territories will compete in 11 days of outstanding sports in Birmingham, England.