Queen’s ba­ton

Australian Women’s Weekly NZ - - GLOBAL ROUND-UP -

The Queen launched the Gold Coast 2018 Com­mon­wealth Games ba­ton re­lay at Buck­ing­ham Palace by plac­ing her mes­sage to ath­letes in the ba­ton. The Queen pre­sented it to Olympian Anna Meares, who says, “I can’t be­lieve I was that close to Her Majesty.” Queens­land pop sen­sa­tion Cody Simp­son then drove the ba­ton in his Kombi down The Mall.

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