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.


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.


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.

OLY Lillihammer

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