Christine Sinclair named flag-bearer for Closing Ceremonies

The Canadian Olympic Committee announced this morning that the captain of Canada’s bronze-medal-winning soccer team will be the flag-bearer for Sunday night’s Closing Ceremonies leading its athletes out of the London Olympics.

“This is a huge honour and I wish I could have my teammates right here with me,” said Sinclair. “We want the next generation of young girls to dream of being in the Olympics and getting a medal around their necks. If we can instil in them just the belief that this can happen, then we have done our jobs.”

Watch Christine Sinclair Give Her Everything (video courtesy: The Canadian Olympic Team)

Photo: Christine Sinclair celebrates Canada’s 1 – 0 win against France in the bronze medal soccer match at the 2012 London Olympic Games, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. COC Photo: Mike Ridewood

Related information: Christine Sinclair to carry Canadian flag at closing ceremony (The Globe and Mail)
Vote: Who should be Canada’s flag-bearer? (CBC)
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