Simon Ammann flag bearer for Switzerland

28 January 2014 16:52
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Huge honor for Simon Ammann: The four-time Olympic Champion will carry the Swiss flag at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.

"A dream is coming true for me. It's a huge honor and one of the greatest things I could ever experience", the 32-year-old, who won both individual competitions at the Olympics in Salt Lake City 2002 and Vancouver 2010, on

Simon Ammann will be the successor of figure skater Stephane Lambiel, who was the flag bearer for Switzerland at the opening ceremony in Vancouver four years ago.