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Eye View London, Olympic Fencing Champion Will Carry The US Flag In Opening Ceremony, Fencing Is Cool Again

July 26, 2012

Two-time Olympic fencing champion Mariel Zagunis will carry the U.S. flag in the opening ceremony of the London Games.

The U.S. Olympic Committee says Zagunis won a vote of the 529-strong team ahead of Friday’s ceremony. Zagunis says she is ”extremely humbled by this incredible privilege.”She was the first American to win a fencing gold in 100 years at the 2004 Athens Games.

Fencing is cool again..