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Rathore to be India's flag bearer in Beijing

Rathore was India's lone medallist in the Athens Games where he claimed silver in the double trap event.

india Updated: Aug 04, 2008 15:44 IST

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Athens Olympics silver medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore was today named the flag bearer of the Indian contingent for the Beijing Games starting August 8.

Rathore was India's lone medallist in the Athens Games where he claimed silver in the double trap event.

"The 2004 Athens Olympics silver medallist double tarp shooter Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore will be the flag bearer of the Indian contingent for the Beijing Olympic Games," Indian Olympic Association President Suresh Kalmadi said in a statement.

Athletics star Anju Bobby George was India's flag bearer at the Athens Games.