August 18, 2022

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Speed ​​skater Isabel Whiteman carrying the Canadian flag at the closing ceremony in Beijing – National

Speed ​​skater Isabel Whiteman has been named Canada’s flag bearer for the closing ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics on Sunday.

Speed ​​skater Isabel Whiteman has been named Canada’s flag bearer for the closing ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics on Sunday.

The 26-year-old from Ottawa won the full medals in Beijing.

Weightman, Ivani Blondin and Valerie Maltois won gold in the team series.

Wheatman won silver in the 5,000-meter run and bronze in the 3,000-meter run.

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He said in his statement that it was a great honor to carry the Canadian flag at the closing ceremony. “It’s a crazy ending to such a wonderful week. I’m so proud to be a member of this team.”

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Wheatman became the second Canadian long track speed skater to win more than two medals at the Winter Games.

Cindy Klaassen won five medals in 2006.

“(The Wheatman) not only had incredible performances on the ice, but he was also an incredible teammate through his support and positive attitude before and during the match,” said Canada team captain Catriona Le Maude in a statement.

“Not every athlete can be on the field here to celebrate these successful 2022 Games, but I believe Isabel represents our Canadian values ​​and the qualities that the entire Canadian team has displayed on and off the field in Beijing.”

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