Siddikur tipped to be Bangladesh's flag bearer in the Olympics

Thu 14 Jul 2016

Siddikur tipped to be Bangladesh's flag bearer in the Olympics

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July 14: Bangladeshi golf icon Siddikur Rahman is tipped to bear the country’s flag in the Olympic Games next month, reports Dhaka Tribune.
Siddikur a two-time Asian Tour winner qualified for the Olympic Golf by merit and the Bangladesh Olympic Association will have a meeting to appoint the flag-bearer.
According to Dhaka Tribune, Siddikur ranks ahead of the others on the list.
The director general of BOA, Brigadier General Fakhruddin Haider also believes Siddikur should get the honour. “It is not yet finalised as to who will bear Bangladesh's flag in the Olympics. We will finalise it in [today's] meeting. But in all likelihood, Siddikur will carry the flag in Rio. It should be him,” said Fakhruddin to Dhaka Tribune.
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