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Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, have been meeting and greeting athletes ahead of tonight's Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Glasgow, due to start at 8pm.
The Queen, as head of the Commonwealth, is to formally open the Games in Glasgow. Organisers have said the spectacle is to be the most prestigious live event in Scotland.
Wales has suffered a further injury blow ahead of the Commonwealth Games with Eloise Laity withdrawing from the women's hockey squad.
The 20-year-old University of Bath student has been replaced by Sophie Clayton, who represented her country at the Investec London Cup earlier this month.
Olympic silver medallist Fred Evans has been forced out of the Commonwealth Games after having his accreditation refused.
The Welsh welterweight did not travel with his team-mates to Glasgow on Tuesday after being informed he had been denied the chance to compete based on checks completed by the Home Office and Commonwealth Games officials.
In April Evans admitted his part in a nightclub assault in Birmingham, for which he was ordered to pay a total of £1,085 in fines and costs but it was not immediately clear if this was the reason for the accreditation refusal.
Wales have taken their biggest ever team to a Commonwealth Games with 231 athletes travelling to Glasgow.
Before they left for Wednesday's opening ceremony some of the teams trained together to swap skills and disciplines.
Dean Thomas was there when the women's netball squad teamed up with the rugby 7s.
Today Frankie Jones was named as the flag bearer for the Welsh team.
The gymnast will carry the Wales flag during the opening ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.