Rathore to be the flagbearer for India in OlympicsAugust 4th, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Athens Olympics silver medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore will be the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent in the Beijing Olympics starting Aug 8, the Indian Olympic Association announced Monday.
The 57-member Indian contingent, including nine shooters and the 42-member support staff, is reaching Beijing in batches.
The shooters, boxers and swimmers have already reached the Olympic village.
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