Headline: Mural Unveiled To Launch Batonbearers Search In Birmingham
Caption: PICTURE SHOWS: Left to Right: Haseebah Abdullah, coach at Windmill Boxing Gym, Kadeena Cox, four-time Paralympic champion and first Batonbearer, and Salma Bi BEM, cricket coach, umpire and fundraiser. STORY CAPTION: A commemorative mural has been unveiled today (Tuesday 11 January) at Navigation Street, Birmingham, to launch the search to find 2,022 Batonbearers for the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay in England. Kadeena Cox, four-time Paralympic champion and first Batonbearer, Haseebah Abdullah, coach at Windmill Boxing Gym and Salma Bi BEM, cricket coach, umpire and fundraiser encourage the nation to ‘Take it On’ and share inspiring stories to nominate people for the opportunity to carry the Queen’s Baton in their region during the final build up to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The unique artwork has been designed and created by one of the UK’s most prolific street artists: Gent 48, aka Josh Billingham.