Mon, 23 Jul 2012 10:27:11 GMT | By AP

Olympic triathlon champion Simon Whitfield to serve as Canada’s flag-bearer

Ontario: Former Olympic triathlon champion Simon Whitfield will carry Canada’s flag into the opening ceremonies at the London Olympics.


Olympic triathlon champion Simon Whitfield to serve as Canada’s flag-bearer

The 37-year-old from Kingston, Ontario, won a gold medal for Canada at the 2000 Sydney Games where triathlon made its debut.

He also earned silver at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

The opening ceremonies are July 27.