South America overseas Chinese news network: the Brazilian delegation of winter Olympics flag bearer will be by men and women “veteran” joint horse

2022-04-26 0 By

China News on February 2The Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) announced on January 30 that cross-country skier Jaqueline Mourao (female) and bobsled athlete Edson Bindillati (male) will be the flag-bearers for the Brazilian delegation at the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games.They are the most decorated Brazilian athletes in winter Olympics. The women are competing in the games for the eighth time and the men for the fifth.According to the report, “Both are exemplary athletes on and off the court.They are always striving for progress, have unparalleled dedication and are keen to set an example for the next generation.And because of that, they both have a long athletic life at a high level of competition.””Said Anders Pettersson, chef de mission of the Brazilian delegation to the Beijing Winter Olympics, announcing the flag-bearers on The evening of January 30.Both athletes have been flag-bearers before, jaquelin, 46, at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, and Edson, 42, at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.But Beijing will be the first time the two have carried the flag together.”It’s a huge achievement and great news, especially to be able to play alongside Jacqueline, an ice legend.””Edson said.The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics will officially open on February 4, and Brazil’s 11-member delegation will host its first competition on February 3.Sabrina Cass, 19, who is making her Winter Olympics debut, will compete in freestyle skiing ahead of the games.The athlete won the moguls world title in 2019, but competed for team USA.She made her debut as a Brazilian in November, finishing ninth at the Swedish Open Aberto de Idre Fjall.(after)