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COC to announce Team Canada’s Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony Flag Bearer

TOKYO (July 19, 2021) – The Canadian Olympic Committee will announce Team Canada’s Opening Ceremony Flag Bearer for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Monday morning across its social channels and will be followed by a virtual media availability.


Tokyo 2020 Team Canada Flag Bearer

Marnie McBean, three-time Olympic champion, Tokyo 2020 Chef de Mission

Eric Myles, Chief Sport Officer, Canadian Olympic Committee


Monday, July 19, 2021

8:30am ET – Flag Bearers announced on Team Canada’s channels including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and the Team Canada app.

9:00am ET – Virtual media availability


Media interested in participating in the media availability are asked to register here:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the virtual media availability.

For broadcast media, please note that CBC/Radio-Canada will be providing a feed through the Television Operation Centre should you be interested in taking the availability live.

Note: The speakers will not be made available for 1-1 interviews following the availability. This media availability will be recorded and made available on



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