the original flags used in the 2012 olympic opening ceremony

Trinidad & Tobago 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 Trinidad & Tobago's flag bearer, sprinter Marc Burns, during the Parade of Athletes. Capturing the unique atmosphere and tradition of the Opening Ceremony, this flag symbolises Trinidad & Tobago'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.
Seasoned Triathlete hero, Simon Whitfield, was the proud Official Flag Bearer for the nation of Canada, during the 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony. The Parade of Athletes saw this multiple record-holding sportsman carry this very flag - the symbolic and genuine standard of Canada - from the 2012 Games arena. A distilled piece of national and athletics pride, this genuine piece of special memorabilia is a momentous artefact, from a momentous games. This unique asset comes with an Official Sporting Memorabilia hologram and Certificate of Authenticity.

Marc Burns (born 7 January 1983) is an athlete from Trinidad and Tobago specializing in the 100 metres and the 4x100 metres. In the 2008 Summer Olympics he competed at the 100 metres sprint and placed 2nd in his heat after Samuel Francis in a time of 10.46 seconds. He qualified for the second round in which he improved his time to 10.05 seconds, winning his race with opponents as Kim Collins and Tyrone Edgar. In the semi finals he finished 3rd (9.97 seconds) in his heat behind Usain Bolt and Walter Dix and qualified for the final. There he finished his race in 7th place in a time of 10.01 seconds.[1] Together with Keston Bledman, Aaron Armstrong and Richard Thompson he also competed at the 4x100 metres relay. In their qualification heat they placed first in front of Japan, the Netherlands and Brazil. Their time of 38.26 was the fastest of all sixteen teams participating in the first round and they qualified for the final. Armstrong was replaced by Emmanuel Callender for the final race and they sprinted to a time of 38.06 seconds, the second time after the Jamaican team, winning the silver medal.
Simon St. Quentin Whitfield (born May 16, 1975) is an Olympic triathlon champion from Canada. Whitfield has won 10 consecutive Canadian Triathlon Championships titles. Whitfield carried the Canadian national flag during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.
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