Whitfield to carry Canada flag at Games opening

Updated: 23 July 2012 00:32 IST

Simon Whitfield, who was triathlon's first Olympic gold medallist in 2000, will carry the Canada flag at the opening ceremony of the London Games on July 27, the Canadian Olympic committee said Thursday.

Whitfield to carry Canada flag at Games opening
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Montreal:

Simon Whitfield, who was triathlon's first Olympic gold medallist in 2000, will carry the Canada flag at the opening ceremony of the London Games on July 27, the Canadian Olympic committee said Thursday.

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The 37-year-old, who added a silver medal to his tally at the Beijing Games, will be taking part in his fourth Olympics.

Canoeist Adam van Koeverden carried the Canadian flag at the opening ceremony in Beijing.

Topics : Triathlon Olympics 2012
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