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Commonwealth Games 2022: End Of The Road For The Queen’s Baton Relay On Mauritian Soil

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Sanitary measures obliged, the course of the Queen’s Baton Relay in Mauritius took place in all simplicity. And this year a sustainable approach was included in the organization of the course.

So since its arrival in Mauritius on November 26, the baton has traveled by sea, metro, electric bus, from hand to hand and by bike.

Moreover, the cyclists Yannick Lincoln and Niel Hartman were the last relayers to pass the baton to Richard Papie. Baton Manager of Mauritius, at the headquarters of the Mauritius Olympic Committee (COM), in Trianon this Sunday.

Queen's Baton Relay
Yannick Lincoln and Niel Hartman held the last Queen’s Baton Relay in Mauritius.

“At the Mauritian Olympic Committee, we are very satisfied with the development of the event on Mauritian soil. This year an aspect of sustainability has been added in the organization.  As shown by the different ways in which the baton has travelled around the island.  We would like to thank all the stakeholders who supported the event”, said Richard Papie.

The baton leaves Mauritius on Monday to head to Botswana. It will transit through a total of 72 countries before arriving at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham where a message from Queen Elizabeth II of England it contains will be read at the opening ceremony on July 28, 2022.

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