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The Flagbearers for the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony

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05 Aug 2016
RIO 2016 , Olympic News, Press Release

Please find below the link to the list of the 207 flagbearers including for the Refugee Olympic Team, which will march under the Olympic flag, participating in the Opening Ceremony of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad.

The flagbearers are listed in their order of entry into the stadium.


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