LI native Sue Bird to serve as flag bearer at Olympic opening ceremony

Women's basketball star and Long Island native Sue Bird will serve as a flag bearer at Friday's opening ceremony at Tokyo's Olympic Games.

News 12 Staff

Jul 21, 2021, 12:19 PM

Updated 1,003 days ago

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Women's basketball star and Long Island native Sue Bird will serve as a flag bearer at Friday's opening ceremony at Tokyo's Olympic Games.
She'll share the honor with USA Baseball infielder Eddy Alvarez.
He won a silver medal in speedskating at the 2014 Winter games.
Bird is a four-time gold medal winner with the women's team and grew up in Syosset.         


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