Skier Chongarov to Carry Bulgarian Flag in Sochi Closing Ceremony

Sports | February 21, 2014, Friday // 15:24|  views

Nikola Chongarov of Bulgaria in action during the downhill portion of the Men`s Super Combined race at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games, Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, 14 February 2014. Photo by EPA/BGNES

Alpine skier Nikola Chongarov will be the flag carrier for Bulgaria at the closing ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

He is being given the honor as the most highly ranked athlete at the Games, after Alexandra Zhekova, who has already returned to Bulgaria.

Chongarov finished 24th in the men's Super Combined discipline on Friday.

The Bulgarian flag was held by another skier, Maria Kirkova, at the opening ceremony.

The closing ceremony of the Olympics will be on Sunday from 18:00 Bulgarian time.

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