Rio Olympics 2016:
Andy Murray will be GB Team flag bearer at Opening Ceremony #Rio2016
The 29 years old Olympic and Wimbledon Champion Andy Murray has been chosen Great Britan Team Flag bearer at Openning Ceremony of Rio Olympics 2016.Other Contender for Great Britain Flag bearer position were boxer Nicola Adams and rower Katherine Grainger.
Andy Murray was Great Britain Tennis team which won Davis Cup in November 2015.
Andy Murray won silver medal along side Laura Robson at the London Olympics 2012 Games.
Murray is seeded second in both men’s single and doubles with brother Jamie.
A British Olympic Association panel seleced Murray for Flag bearer of Great Britain.In London Olympics Cyclist Sir Chris Hoy led Team Great Britain to Olympic Stadium in LondonOlympics 2012.In Winter Olympics 2014 at Sochi Speed skater Jon Eley was selected flag bearer of Great Britain.
“The privilege of being the flag bearer is a moment I will remember for the rest of my life and will certainly be one of the highlights of my career.”
“I obviously have great memories of London and I am 100% focused on winning here in Rio,” Murray added.
Flag bearer of Some other Countries in Rio Olympics 2016 Games.
Michael Phelps has been nominated as Flag bearer of USA Team.
Brazil have chosen Yana Marques as Flag bearer of Brazil Olympic Team in #Rio2016.Yana Marques is modern Pentathlete.
Russia have selected volleyball player Sergey Tetyukhin as Flag Bearer of Russia in #Rio2016 Games.
India have selected Abhinav as Flag bearer of Team India in Rio Olympics 2016.
New Zealand have chosen World Champion sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke will carry New Zealnd flag into Maracana Stadium in #RIo2016 Games.