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Bailey to Carry National Flag in Olympic Ceremony

Daniel BaileyAntigua St. John’s - National 100m record holder, Daniel “Bakka” Bailey will carry the Antigua and Barbuda national flag during the opening ceremony at the London Olympics on Friday.

President of the National Olympic Association, Senator Paul Chet Greene said 25-year-old Bailey, who placed fourth at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin, is the perfect choice for the honour.
The proud moment will take place during the Parade of Nations section of the spectacular event at the Olympic Stadium in London.

Bailey, along with three other athletes will be representing the twin island state at the Games.
Greene also said that swimmer Karin Clashing and 400m runner Afia Charles have already arrived in London, but Brendan Christian, who will run in the 200m, will arrive after the opening ceremony on Friday.

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RE: Bailey to Carry National Flag in Olympic Ceremony

#2 Shelly » 2012-07-27 13:31

Bakka & Brendan are both good-looking pieces of meat. :-* All the best to both, Afia, Karin, and the entire team 8)


@ NOAC & Athletes

#1 Anu » 2012-07-27 12:43

As a proud Antiguan i am wishing the NOAC & our Athletes who are competing in this years Olympic games best wishes in the categories they are taking part in. I'm being optimistic that they can bring home a goal(s) at the end of the games.


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