Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Joyful Barbados welcomes Queen's Baton 2010 Delhi and Shera

Queen's Baton 2010 Delhi received warm welcome from the joyful Barbados with classic Caribbean fervor. His Excellency Sir Clifford Husbands, Governor General of Barbados joined the relay in with Students of St. Cyprian’s Boys School in the capital Bridgetown. His Excellency Mr. K.J. S. Sodhi – High Commissioner to India – based in Surinam, Mr. Erskine Simmons – Secretary General Barbados Olympic Association Inc. and Mr. Cameron Burke – Asst. Secretary General Barbados Olympic Association Inc. were also present.

Renowned personalities like Solomon Dixon, Ryan Archer, Cliff Gooding-Edghill and Anton Norris – Received the Baton from the children. Cyclists carried the Baton for approximately a kilometer in the famous streets of Bridgetown. Shera, the Games mascot joined the baton and entertained the crowd. Shera, as always, spread the message of Delhi 2010 in the Caribbean nation with his amusing skills.

Para-Olympics athletes of Barbados also participated in the relay. The baton then visited the gallery of prominent athletes of Barbados in the Olympic Centre. Later in the evening, the baton attended a dinner hosted by the Resident Indian official Dr Harris.

“As far as disfigured side verges are considered, we have to constantly replace the broken joints. These are damaged often by vehicles,” Raina added.

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