Queen’s Baton Relay Programme for Malta Announced

By October 9, 2021 October 11th, 2021 Commonwealth Games, Games, News

The Maltese Olympic Committee and the Commonwealth Games Association Malta announced the programme of events around the arrival of the Queen’s Baton Relay in Malta, which will arrive on Monday 11th October.

Events in various localities will take place in the presence of  a number of dignitaries, local council representatives and the Maltese Olympic Committee team.

The Maltese Olympic Committee has selected a number of Baton Bearers to accompany the Baton throughout its Maltese journey.  The Baton Bearers were chosen based on their achievements and represent the spirit of the Commonwealth and serve as an inspiration to others.

The Baton Bearers for the 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay are – Charlton Debono, Janet Richard, Carla Scicluna, Jeremy Zammit (Athletics), Matthew Abela (Badminton), Thomas Borg (Paralympics – Athletics), Anthony Micallef (Rugby), Eleanor Bezzina, Michaela Galea (Shooting) Julian Scerri, Lijana Sultana (Squash), Christine Delia (Swimming), Anthea Cutajar (Table Tennis), Yazmin Zammit Stevens (Weightlifting)

Meanwhile,  Neil Agius, Fabio Spiteri and Jake Vella have been appointed as Game Changers. Game Changers are those individuals who have through their endeavours attempted to improve the lives of others and the environment around them.

 

QUEEN’S BATON RELAY PROGRAMME OF EVENTS  

TUESDAY:       12th October 2021

0900 hrs          Zejtun

Baton Bearers:

Carla Scicluna OLY – Athletics

Jeremy Zammit – Athletics

Neil Agius OLY  – Game Changer

Fabio Spiteri – Game Changer

Jake Vella – Game Changer

1030hrs           Valletta – Republic Street & Upper Barrakka

Baton Bearers:

Matthew Abela OLY  – Badminton

Christine Delia – Swimming

Neil Agius OLY  – Game Changer

Fabio Spiteri – Game Changer

Jake Vella – Game Changer

1230hrs           Mosta

Baton Bearers:

Anthea Cutajar – Table Tennis

Anthony Micallef – Rugby League

Neil Agius OLY  – Game Changer

Fabio Spiteri – Game Changer

Jake Vella – Game Changer

15.30   HE the President of the Republic Dr George Vella

In the afternoon, Athletes and Officials from the Maltese Olympic Committee/ Commonwealth Games Federation Malta will be guests of the President of the Republic who will be introduced to the President of the Malta and other officials accompanying the Queen’s Baton.

The delegation will proceed to meet with the Parliamentary Secretary for Sport & Voluntary Education Dr. Clifton Grima followed by a visit to the Minister for Inclusion & Social Wellbeing – Hon. Julia Farrugia.

 

WEDNESDAY: 13th October 2021

0900hrs           It-Tokk – Victoria,Gozo

Baton Bearers:

Charlton Debono – Athletics

Neil Agius – Game Changer/ OLY

Fabio Spiteri – Game Changer

Jake Vella – Game Changer

1100hrs           Mellieha

Baton Bearers

Yasmin Zammit Stevens OLY – Weightlifting

Neil Agius – Game Changer/ OLY

Fabio Spiteri – Game Changer

Jake Vella – Game Changer

1200hrs  St. Paul’s Bay

Baton Bearers:

Janet Richard – Athletics

Lijana Sultana – Squash

Michaela Galea – Shooting

Neil Agius – Game Changer/ OLY

Fabio Spiteri – Game Changer

Jake Vella – Game Changer

1300hrs Pembroke

Baton Bearers:

Neil Agius OLY  – Game Changer

Fabio Spiteri – Game Changer

Jake Vella – Game Changer

1600hrs           Balluta, St. Julians

Baton Bearers:

Julian Scerri – Squash

Neil Agius – Game Changer/ OLY

Fabio Spiteri – Game Changer

Jake Vella – Game Changer

1700hrs           Dingli

Baton Bearers:

Eleanor Bezzina OLY  – Shooting

Thomas Borg – Para Olympics

Neil Agius OLY – Game Changer

Fabio Spiteri – Game Changer

Jake Vella – Game Changer

The Queen’s Baton will depart on Thursday 14th October will continue its journey around the Commonwealth, its next destination being Nigeria.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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