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Queen's Baton in Scotland ahead of Commonwealth Games

The Queen's Baton has returned to Scotland after a 248-day journey around the Commonwealth as the final countdown to the Glasgow 2014 Games begins.

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Queen's Baton welcomed to Scotland

Triple Commonwealth gold medallist Daley Thompson passed the Queen's Baton across the border this morning to Team Scotland athlete Eilidh Child in the town of Coldstream in the Scottish Borders.

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Triple Commonwealth gold medallist Daley Thompson passed it across the border.

It was welcomed to Scotland by a guard of honour of local children, holding flags of the Commonwealth.

The Baton has travelled almost 120,000 miles around the Commonwealth Countries of the world.

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