2018 Queen's Baton Relay International

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The Queen's Baton Relay arrived today in Bangladesh on the first of a three-day visit to the country. This Queen’s Baton Relay will engage with all 70 nations and territories of the Commonwealth, over 388 days and cover 230,000km. It will be the longest Relay in Commonwealth Games history, finishing at the Opening Ceremony on the Gold Coast on 4th April 2018. Photograph shows Asif Hossain Khan (left, 10m air rifle shooting, Manchester 2002 gold, Melbourne 2006 silver, Delhi 2010 bronze) and Mohammad Tamimul Islam (archery, Commonwealth Youth Games Samoa 2015) and fellow athletes in an open-topped jeep carrying the Baton from the international airport in Dhaka.