List of flag bearers for Canada at the Olympics

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Canada at the Olympic Games

Flag of Canada
IOC code  CAN
NOC Canadian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.ca (English) (French)
Olympic history
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906
Hubert Brooks at the 1948 Winter Olympics

This is a list of flag bearers who have represented Canada at the Olympics.[1][2]

Opening Ceremonies[edit]

Flag bearers carry the national flag of their country at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games.

# Event Year Season Flag bearer Sport
45 2014 Winter Wickenheiser, HayleyHayley Wickenheiser Ice Hockey
44 2012 Summer Whitfield, SimonSimon Whitfield Triathlon
43 2010 Winter Hughes, ClaraClara Hughes Speed skating
42 2008 Summer Koeverden, Adam VanAdam Van Koeverden Kayak racing
41 2006 Winter Goyette, DanielleDanielle Goyette Ice hockey
40 2004 Summer Gill, NicolasNicolas Gill Judo
39 2002 Winter Doan, Catriona Le MayCatriona Le May Doan Speed skating
38 2000 Summer Brunet, CarolineCaroline Brunet Kayak racing
37 1998 Winter Brassard, Jean-LucJean-Luc Brassard Freestyle skiing
36 1996 Summer Crooks, CharmaineCharmaine Crooks Athletics
35 1994 Winter Browning, KurtKurt Browning Figure skating
34 1992 Summer Smith, MikeMike Smith Athletics
33 1992 Winter Daigle, SylvieSylvie Daigle Short track speed skating
32 1988 Summer Waldo, CarolynCarolyn Waldo Synchronized swimming
31 1988 Winter Orser, BrianBrian Orser Figure skating
30 1984 Summer Baumann, AlexAlex Baumann Swimming
29 1984 Winter Boucher, GaétanGaétan Boucher Speed skating
[NB 1] 1980 Summer Sue Holloway Canoe [3]
28 1980 Winter Read, KenKen Read Alpine skiing
27 1976 Summer Hoffman, AbbyAbby Hoffman Athletics
26 1976 Winter Irwin, DaveDave Irwin Alpine skiing
25 1972 Summer Rogers, DouglasDouglas Rogers Judo
24 1972 Winter Magnussen, KarenKaren Magnussen Figure skating
23 1968 Summer Jackson, RogerRoger Jackson Rowing
22 1968 Winter Greene, NancyNancy Greene Alpine skiing
21 1964 Summer Boa, GilGil Boa Shooting
20 1964 Winter Olin, RalfRalf Olin Speed skating
19 1960 Summer Schwende, CarlCarl Schwende Fencing
18 1960 Winter Paul, RobertRobert Paul Figure skating
17 1956 Summer Steckle, BobBob Steckle Wrestling
16 1956 Winter Bowden, NorrisNorris Bowden Figure skating
15 1952 Summer Parnell, BillBill Parnell Athletics
14 1952 Winter Audley, GordonGordon Audley Speed skating
13 1948 Summer McFarlane, BobBob McFarlane Athletics
12 1948 Winter Brooks, HubertHubert Brooks Ice hockey
[NB 2] 1944 Summer none Cancelled due to World War II
[NB 2] 1944 Winter none Cancelled due to World War II
[NB 2] 1940 Summer none Cancelled due to World War II
[NB 2] 1940 Winter none Cancelled due to World War II
11 1936 Summer Worrall, JimJim Worrall Athletics
10 1936 Winter Kitchen, WalterWalter Kitchen Ice hockey
9 1932 Summer Maughan, GeorgeGeorge Maughan Boxing
8 1932 Winter Simpson, HackHack Simpson Ice hockey
7 1928 Summer Wright Jr., JosephJoseph Wright Jr. Rowing
6 1928 Winter Porter, RedRed Porter Ice hockey
5 1924 Summer Phillips, HecHec Phillips Athletics
4 1924 Winter Collett, ErnieErnie Collett Ice hockey
3 1920 Summer McDiarmid, ArchieArchie McDiarmid Athletics
[NB 2] 1916 Summer none Cancelled due to World War I
2 1912 Summer Gillis, DuncanDuncan Gillis Athletics
1 1908 Summer Archibald, EdEd Archibald Athletics

Closing Ceremonies[edit]

Flag bearers carry the national flag of their country at the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games.

# Event Year Season Flag bearer Sport
45 2014 Winter Humphries, KaillieKaillie Humphries
Moyse, HeatherHeather Moyse
Bobsleigh [4]
44 2012 Summer Sinclair, ChristineChristine Sinclair Football (Soccer)
43 2010 Winter Rochette, JoannieJoannie Rochette Figure skating
42 2008 Summer Cockburn, KarenKaren Cockburn Trampolining
41 2006 Winter Klassen, CindyCindy Klassen Speed skating
40 2004 Summer van Koeverden, AdamAdam van Koeverden Kayak racing
39 2002 Winter Salé, JamieJamie Salé
Pelletier, DavidDavid Pelletier
Figure skating [5]
38 2000 Summer Whitfield, SimonSimon Whitfield Triathlon
37 1998 Winter Doan, Catriona Le MayCatriona Le May Doan Speed skating
36 1996 Summer McBean, MarnieMarnie McBean
Heddle, KathleenKathleen Heddle
Rowing [6]
35 1994 Winter Bedard, MyriamMyriam Bedard Biathlon
24 1992 Summer Laumann, SilkenSilken Laumann Rowing [7]
34 1992 Winter Lambert, NathalieNathalie Lambert Short track speed skating
33 1988 Summer Lewis, LennoxLennox Lewis Boxing
32 1988 Winter Percy, KarenKaren Percy Alpine skiing [8]
31 1984 Summer Thom, LindaLinda Thom Shooting [9][10]
30 1984 Winter Wilson (bobsledder), RobertRobert Wilson (bobsledder) Bobsleigh [11]
[NB 3] 1980 Summer none Canada boycotted this Olympics
 ? 1980 Winter
 ? 1976 Summer Joy, GregGreg Joy Athletics [12]
 ? 1976 Winter Priestner, CathyCathy Priestner Speed skating [13]
 ? 1972 Summer Elder, JimJim Elder Equestrian [14]
 ? 1972 Winter
 ? 1968 Summer
 ? 1968 Winter
 ? 1964 Summer
 ? 1964 Winter

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Canada boycotted this Olympics, so Sue Holloway, although selected, did not participate in the Parade of Nations
  2. ^ a b c d e This Olympics was cancelled due to war
  3. ^ As Canada boycotted this Olympics, no flagbearer was selected.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canada. Olympics at Sport-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Accessed 25 October 2011.
  2. ^ "Canadian Olympic Flag Bearers". TSN. Retrieved July 8, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Photos: 50 years of Canada's Summer Olympics flag bearers". Vancouver Sun. 
  4. ^ http://globalnews.ca/news/1167035/kaillie-humphries-heather-moyse-named-canadas-flag-bearers-olympic-closing-ceremony/
  5. ^ "James Worrall Flag Bearer Award". Petro-Canada. Retrieved July 29, 2012. 
  6. ^ Canadian Press (August 17, 2000). "Association says Brunet was "first" choice". Canoe.ca. Retrieved August 3, 2012. 
  7. ^ Andrew Bucholtz (July 5, 2012). "Silken Laumann's inspiring comeback from a gruesome leg injury". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved August 3, 2012. 
  8. ^ Lindsey Craig (February 28, 2010). "Rochette, Bilodeau could carry flag on Sunday". July 29, 2012. CBC Sports. 
  9. ^ "1984 Los Angeles: Linda Thom - Did You Know?". Olympic Magazine. CBC Digital Archives. July 1, 2004. Retrieved August 11, 2012. 
  10. ^ Mike Rabun (August 14, 1984). "Golden Games end with glitter". Ottawa Citizen. United Press International. p. 1. Retrieved August 11, 2012. 
  11. ^ l "1984 Sarajevo". Canadian Olympic Committee. 2013. 
  12. ^ Gary Kingston (August 8, 2012). "'76 Olympian Greg Joy happy to see 'complete set' for Canadian high jumpers". Vancouver Sun. Retrieved August 11, 2012. 
  13. ^ l "1976 Innsbruck". Canadian Olympic Committee. 2013. 
  14. ^ "1972 Munich". Canadian Olympic Committee. 2013. Retrieved 23 February 2014.