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Djokovic to carry Serbian flag

2012-06-06 13:50

Belgrade - Tennis star Novak Djokovic has said he will be Serbia's flag-bearer at the Olympic Games in London, Beta news agency reported on Wednesday.

"We are all very excited about the Olympic games in London, such a magnificent sporting event, and it goes without saying what a great honour it is for me to carry the flag for Serbia," Djokovic told the agency.

Among the hundred athletes in the Serbian delegation, the world tennis No 1 is one of Belgrade's main hopes for an Olympic medal.

Djokovic, the Wimbledon and US and Australian Open champion, is currently in Paris where on Tuesday he reached the French Open semi-finals.

 

AFP