Sir Chris Hoy announced as Team GB flag bearer for London 2012. Cycle star will lead the team out at the Opening Ceremony in four days time    Sir Chris Hoy has been selected as Team GB's official flag bearer for the upcoming London 2012 Olympic Games.     The Olympian will lead out the home team in a few days time at the Olympics Opening Ceremony, taking place on Friday July 27th.

Sir Chris Hoy announced as Team GB flag bearer for London 2012. Cycle star will lead the team out at the Opening Ceremony in four days time Sir Chris Hoy has been selected as Team GB's official flag bearer for the upcoming London 2012 Olympic Games. The Olympian will lead out the home team in a few days time at the Olympics Opening Ceremony, taking place on Friday July 27th.

After a very long wait Team GB take to the track, led by flag bearer Olympic legend Sir Chris Hoy; as David Bowie's 'Heroes' blasts around the stadium, London 2012 Opening Ceremony

After a very long wait Team GB take to the track, led by flag bearer Olympic legend Sir Chris Hoy; as David Bowie's 'Heroes' blasts around the stadium, London 2012 Opening Ceremony

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11: Olympic Gold medallist Ben Ainslie poses at Team GB House after he was announced as Team GB Olympic London 2012 closing ceremony flag bearer on August 11, 2012 in London, England.

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11: Olympic Gold medallist Ben Ainslie poses at Team GB House after he was announced as Team GB Olympic London 2012 closing ceremony flag bearer on August 11, 2012 in London, England.

Sir Chris Hoy is announced as Team GB Olympic London 2012 Flag Bearer at Celtic Manor Resort  in Newport, Wales

Pictures of the day: 24 July 2012

Sir Chris Hoy is announced as Team GB Olympic London 2012 Flag Bearer at Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales

Sir Chris Hoy is announced as Team GB Olympic London 2012 Flag Bearer

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Sir Chris Hoy is announced as Team GB Olympic London 2012 Flag Bearer

Sir Chris Hoy leading out Team Great Britain

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53 Britain's flag bearer Chris Hoy holds the national flag during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games. POOL/REUTERS

53 Britain's flag bearer Chris Hoy holds the national flag during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games. POOL/REUTERS

Proud moment: Sir Chris Hoy acts as flag bearer for Great Britain as the team enters the Olympic Stadium

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Proud moment: Sir Chris Hoy acts as flag bearer for Great Britain as the team enters the Olympic Stadium

Team GB enters Olympic StadiumSir Chris Hoy of the Great Britain Olympic cycling team carries his country's flag as he leads Great Britain into the stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on 27 July.

Team GB enters Olympic StadiumSir Chris Hoy of the Great Britain Olympic cycling team carries his country's flag as he leads Great Britain into the stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on 27 July.

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