27 Jul '12, 5pm

On the Choice of a Flag-bearer by Elliott Denman, note by Larry Eder: Elliott Denman did this thought provoking

Elliott Denman did this thought provoking column on the US flag bearer. Elliott, a 1956 Olympian and long time observer of the sport, will join us in London as a daily columnist on all things track & field and all things Olympics. Elliott has a great sense of history and a wonderful sense of irony in his writing. We hope you enjoy this column. Lopez Lomong, 2010 USA Outdoor, photo by PhotoRun.net Lopez Lomong was the 2008 flag bearer for the US Olympic team. A very fitting choice. Elliott Denman makes a strong argument for the choice of flag bearer and gives us some history on the subject. by ELLIOTT DENMAN LONDON - It wasn't track and field's turn. Simple as that. Or was it something much more - in the selection of Team USA's flag-bearer at the Opening Ceremonies of the XXX Olympiad Friday night ? There is no doubt whatsoever that the choice of Mariel Zagunis, the two-tim...

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