Pau Gasol to be Spanish flag-bearer

Jul 21, 2012, 07:30 IST | AFP

Basketball star Pau Gasol was named as the Spanish team's flag-bearer at the Olympics in place of tennis star Rafael Nadal, who withdrew from the London Games with a knee injury.

 “The Executive Committee of the Spanish Olympic Committee unanimously agreed today to choose Pau Gasol as the flag-bearer of the Spanish delegation at the opening ceremony,” the Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) said in a statement. 

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