Who was the New Zealand flag bearer at the last Olympic Games?

Who carried the NZ flag at the last Olympics?

Arthur Porritt, Stuart Blakely and David Aspin are the only New Zealand Olympians to have carried the flag at two different Olympic opening ceremonies.

Opening ceremony flag bearers.

# 38
Event year 2016
Season Summer
Flag bearer Peter Burling, Blair Tuke
Sport Sailing

Who has been Olympic flag bearer?

Lucinda Green, one of only three women to have carried the British flag at the Summer Olympic opening ceremony. Christopher Dean, the only ice dancer to have carried the flag.

List of flag bearers.

No. 46
Event year 2016
Season Summer
Flag bearer Andy Murray
Sport Tennis

Who was NZ flag bearer?

Dame Valerie Adams has been named New Zealand Team Closing Ceremony flagbearer (Te Pou Hapai) for the Tokyo Olympic Games. The 36-year-old is a two-time Olympic champion having won gold at Beijing 2008 and London 2012.

Has Lisa Carrington been a flag bearer?

At the Rio Olympics, Lisa took gold in the K1 200m and bronze in the K1 500m, becoming the first New Zealand female to claim multiple medals at an Olympics. She was then selected as the flag bearer at the closing ceremony.

Who carried the Olympic flag 2021?

This year, Moe Sbihi and Hannah Mills will take up the honour in an Olympic first which allows one man and one woman from each team to carry the flag.

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What is an Olympic flag bearer?

Flag bearers carry the national flag of their country at the opening ceremony (oc) and closing ceremony (cc) of the Olympic Games.

Who was the flag bearer in Tokyo Paralympics 2020?

TOKYO – The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee today announced that five-time Paralympian and two-time Paralympic medalist Matt Scott was selected to lead the 2020 U.S. Paralympic Team into the Closing Ceremony as flag bearer on Sunday, Sept. 5 at Tokyo Stadium.