Olympic Winter Games flag bearers: A Timeline

Olympic Winter Games flag bearers: A Timeline

The Sochi 2014 Canadian flag bearer will be unveiled on January 23 in Ottawa at Parliament Hill. Here are a the previous five athletes who had the honour of carrying the Maple Leaf during the opening ceremonies at the Olympic Winter Games.

Vancouver 2010: Clara Hughes, Speed Skating

One of the most renowned Canadian athletes of our time, Hughes delivered a bronze medal in the 5000m event in Vancouver.

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Turin 2006: Danielle Goyette, Women’s Hockey

Goyette brought home gold with her team in Turin 2006, adding to her gold medal from Salt Lake and silver from Nagano.

Goyette

Salt Lake City 2002: Catriona Le May Doan, Speed Skating

Golden girl in the 500m event from Nagano in ’98, Catriona delivered a repeat performance in 2002 earning her the title of “fastest woman on ice”.

Le May Doan, Catriona

Nagano 1998: Jean-Luc Brassard, Freestyle Skiing

With a gold medal to show for his performance in ’94, Brassard just missed the podium in ’98, landing 4th in moguls.

Opening Ceremony

Lillehammer 1994: Kurt Browning, Figure Skating

With 4 World Champion titles throughout his career, Browning placed 5th at his final Olympics in Lillehammer.

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