Wednesday, 12 December, 2018

Erin Hamlin selected to be opening ceremony flag bearer

Shani Davis Erin Hamlin selected to be opening ceremony flag bearer
Shannon Reynolds | 08 February, 2018, 18:28

SYRACUSE (WRVO) - Remsen native Erin Hamlin will carry the American flag during the opening ceremonies Friday at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Hamlin is retiring at the end of the Olympics, after almost two decades of racing competitively. After missing out on the podium in her first two games, Hamlin won a bronze medal in Sochi, becoming the first US athlete to win an Olympic singles luge medal since the event debuted at the Olympics in 1964. She was the first United States athlete to win a medal in singles luge since it has been in the Olympics. She will become the fourth luger to serve as US flag bearer, and the first since 2010.

Hamlin announced a year ago that she plans to retire after the PyeongChang Olympics. According to a press release from USA Luge, Hamlin, a four-time Olympian, was chosen by a vote of her fellow Team USA members.

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After the coin flip, she said, "it is definitely a privilege and honor to be the one to lead the team". "I can't wait to share it with them all!"

The women's singles luge starts on Monday with two runs and continues with the third and medal-determining fourth run on Tuesday as Hamlin looks to parlay her position as the American flag bearer into a medal in the competition. "Now being voted flag bearer is a whole new level", Hamlin said in a statement.

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