the original flags used in the 2012 olympic opening ceremony

Georgia Official Flag From The London 2012 Olympic Games

This is the official flag carried into the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games by Georgia's flag bearer shooter, Nino Salukvadze, during the Parade of Athletes. Capturing the unique atmosphere and tradition of the Opening Ceremony, this flag symbolises Georgia's pride for their athletes and entire nation during the London 2012 Olympic Games. This authentic piece of Olympic memorabilia is the perfect item for any sport fan and/or collector looking to bring home a piece of the games. This unique asset will come with an Official Sporting Memorabilia hologram and Certificate of Authenticity.

Nino Salukvadze (Georgian) (born February 1, 1969 in Tbilisi) is a female Georgian sports shooter. She is a six-time Olympian and has won medals on three occasions. At age 19 and competing for the Soviet Union at the 1988 Summer Olympics, she won a gold medal in the women's 25-metre sporting pistol competition and silver in the women's 10-metre air pistol competition. At the 2008 Summer Olympics, competing for Georgia, she added to her tally with a bronze medal, also in the 10-metre air pistol event.Georgia and Russia were at war when Salukvadze competed in the women's 10-metre air pistol competition of the 2008 Summer Olympics with Russian shooter Natalia Paderina. After Salukvadze won the bronze and Paderina the silver, they shared a kiss on the podium and called on the two governments to end the war.
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