As it happened: Day one of Queen's Baton Relay in Wales

Key points

  • Baton arrived by plane at Cardiff Airport just after 11:00 BST
  • Despite the rain, crowds turned out at Six Bells, Abertillery
  • 82-year-old pit disaster survivor Joseph Price was among baton bearers
  • The baton has visited Tredegar's town clock and Bedwellty Park
  • The last stop of the day was a boxing gala in Merthyr Tydfil
  • Baton will tour Wales over the next seven days

Live text


  • David Dulin 
  • Kevin Leonard 
  • Steffan Messenger 

Last updated 24 May 2014

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