MADRID, 24 One. (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Executive Committee of the Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) will hold its first meeting of the year 2022 on Tuesday, where it must announce the name of the person who will carry the flag at the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics that begin next February 4.
Spain will participate in the event with a delegation of 14 participants and everything indicates that the possible chosen one would be the skeleton rider Ander Mirambell, who will compete in his fourth Olympic Games and who will be the second oldest after the ‘rider’ Queralt Castellet, who She will do it for the fifth time and that she was the standard bearer in Vancouver 2010, so, in theory, she would be ruled out.
The Catalan is one of the most serious options of the national delegation to get on the podium together with the ‘rider’ Lucas Eguibar, current world champion in the cross modality and who was already the flag bearer four years ago in Pyeongchang (South Korea). ), which would also separate him from the pools.
In addition, the cross-country skier Imanol Rojo will compete in his third Games, while the alpine skier Joaquim Salarich and the figure skater Adriá Díaz will do so for the second time. Adur Etxezarreta, Núria Pau, Thibault Magnin, Javier Lliso, Jaume Pueyo, and the skaters Olivia Smart, Laura Barquero and Marco Zandron, make their debut.