Sport Yarnold honoured to be Britain’s flag bearer for Pyeongchang opening ceremony

13:29  08 february  2018
13:29  08 february  2018 Source:   pressassociation.com

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Lizzy Yarnold insists she will relish the honour of leading Great Britain out at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics on Friday despite the predicted plunging temperatures in Pyeongchang . Yarnold said: "I am hugely honoured to be flag bearer .

Lizzy Yarnold insists she will relish the honour of leading Great Britain out at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics on Friday despite the predicted plunging temperatures in Pyeongchang . Yarnold said: "I am hugely honoured to be flag bearer .

Lizzy Yarnold is honoured to be Great Britain’s flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics (Mike Egerton/PA Images). © Provided by The Press Association Lizzy Yarnold is honoured to be Great Britain’s flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Lizzy Yarnold insists she will relish the honour of leading Great Britain out at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics on Friday despite the predicted plunging temperatures in Pyeongchang.

The defending Olympic champion will become the second British skeleton athlete to lead Great Britain out at a Winter Games after Shelley Rudman performed the role in Vancouver in 2010.

Yarnold and the rest of the 59-strong GB team will be equipped with special down-insulated jackets with a temperature threshold of -40 degrees, as well as salopettes and fleece-lined beanie hats.

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Lizzy Yarnold insists she will relish the honour of leading Great Britain out at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics on Friday despite the predicted plunging temperatures in Pyeongchang . Yarnold said: “I am hugely honoured to be flag bearer .

Lizzy Yarnold honoured to be Team GB flag bearer . BBC Local News: Kent -- Defending skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold will carry the Great Britain flag at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Pyeongchang on

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