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Martin Padar to bear Estonia’s flag at Olympic Games

BC, Tallinn, 28.07.2008.Print version

Martin Padar will bear Estonia’s flag at the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games, writes Postimees Online.


Padar, a judoka, achieved the first position at the European Youth Olympic Days in 1995, has won medals at European Championships and at juniors’ World Championships.


Other athletes to carry Estonia’s flag at opening ceremonies of Olympic Games are Heino Lipp (in 1992), Jüri Jaanson (in 1996), Tõnu Tõniste (in 2000) and Erki Nool (in 2004).


At the opening ceremony, Estonian delegation will march onto the Beijing Olympic stadium 13th, after Ireland and in front of Andorra.

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