“I am very proud that I have been chosen as a Baton-bearer for the first leg of the Queen’s Baton Relay in Birmingham,” Wood said.

“Sport is a huge part of my life – I have played netball since the age of 13 and think it’s such a great thing for youths to be involved in.

“I hope that the Queen’s Baton Relay, along with our cities bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games will inspire others to play sport.”