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Who carried the Olympic flag 2012?
Olympic and Wimbledon champion Andy Murray carried the flag in Rio five years ago, while cyclist Chris Hoy led Team GB into London’s Olympic Stadium in 2012.
Did Bradley Wiggins carry Olympic flag?
Sir Bradley Wiggins has ruled himself out of being Team GB’s flag bearer at the Rio Olympic Games opening ceremony. Flag-bearer Sir Chris Hoy earlier led out Team GB to cheers and applause.
Has Steve Redgrave carried the Olympic flag?
While most flag bearers have only represented Great Britain once, rowing gold-medallist Steve Redgrave was chosen for the honour in two consecutive Summer Olympic Games (1992 and 1996) and biathlete Mike Dixon carried the flag in three consecutive Winter Olympic Games (1994, 1998, and 2002).
Does Great Britain have a flag?
The Union Flag, or Union Jack, is the national flag of the United Kingdom. It is so called because it combines the crosses of the three countries united under one Sovereign – the kingdoms of England and Wales, of Scotland and of Ireland (although since 1921 only Northern Ireland has been part of the United Kingdom).