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Day 37.  Sunday 20 July.

The Queen’s Baton Relay comes to Glasgow on 20-23 July and we’re hoping you’ll be there to show your support! We’ll soon be able to share more details about the day, so please bookmark the page and come back later for more information.

*Route details and timings are subject to change.

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Schedule

07.00Glasgow Green
07.45Gallowgate 
08.00 Merchant City
08.25Candleriggs
08.40City Centre (1)
09.20Anderston
09.30Garnethill
10.00Cowcaddens
11.00City Centre (2)
11.50George Square
13.35Dennistoun
13.50Parkhead
14.20Braidfauld
14.40Shettleston
15.00Garrowhill
15.15Easterhouse
15.50Garthamlock
16.20Ruchazie
17.10Riddrie
17.30Alexandra Park
17.40Royston
18.00Balornock
18.30Springburn Park Relay

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Featured batonbearers

For decades George has been saving lives on the River Clyde with the Glasgow Humane Society. According to one of his several nominees, he’s a shining light who “lives, works and sleeps for the community of Glasgow by ensuring safety on Glasgow’s waterways”.

Peter O’Hara suffered severe injuries in conflict, spent three years in hospital and was told he would never walk again. Two and a half years later, Peter was transferred to a rehab ward and began walking. He raised two children single-handedly in Kilsyth and encouraged them to take up sport, teaching his son to become the Scottish number one for his age group. Peter has dedicated much of his life to squash, offering his time six days a week and coaching the sport to all ages for over 30 years.

24 months ago Paula admitted she was “unfit and slow-paced by choice; [a] clumsy buffoon by design”. She could never find a sport to fully suit her personal skill-base of “tumbling, tripping and tea-making”. With the XX Commonwealth Games on the horizon and inspired by the Olympics and Paralympic Games, Paula decided to make a massive change. For the next two years she promised to sample each of the 17 sports featuring in the Glasgow 2014 programme, and has gone through with her promise.

Dr Margo Whiteford was born with spina bifida and is a wheelchair user. She trained in medicine, went through the challenges of hospital on call jobs and is now a consultant clinical geneticist. She is the chair of the Scottish Spina Bifida Association, and this year became the President of the International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus. In 2009 she was The Evening Times’ Scotswoman of the Year in recognition of her work in the health service and for charity.

Margaret was born with congenital cataracts, rendering her blind from birth. Her personal motto “believe in life and life believes in you", is a demonstration of her self-belief and positive attitude to life. One constant feature throughout her life has been her involvement with charity work raising over £250,000 across 30 years. Margaret primarily supports charities for the blind and the partially-sighted.

Angie Malone is Britain's most decorated curler at Olympic or Paralympic level. She has represented Scotland at 6 World Championships winning Gold twice, Silver and Bronze. And Great Britain at 3 Paralympic Games winning Silver in Turin and most recently returning from Sochi this year with Bronze.Angie was spinally injured as a result of a road traffic accident when she was 16.

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The Glasgow XX Commonwealth Games are now over. This website is closed and for reference purposes only. Some external links may no longer work. For the latest news and information, please visit the Commonwealth Games Federation website.