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Calgary’s Andrew Longino named flag-bearer after rocketing to Canada’s 1st gold of Youth Olympics

Source: Devin Heroux, CBC Sports, January 21, 2020

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Calgary skier Andrew Longino has been named Canada’s flag-bearer for Wednesday’s closing ceremony at the Youth Olympics.

The 17-year-old skier captured Canada’s first and only gold medal at the Games on Tuesday in the men’s freeski halfpipe event.

“It’s a huge honour,” Longino told CBC Sports.

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