Chloe Magee has been announced as the Irish flag bearer for the European Games in Minsk later this month.
Raphoe woman Magee was confirmed today by the Olympic Federation of Ireland as the flag bearer.
Magee will have the honour of carrying the Irish tricolour to the opening ceremony at the Dinamo Stadium in Minsk on June 21.
A total of 65 Irish sports people will participate across nine of the 15 sports at the second edition of the European Games.
Magee – who has competed at the Olympic Games in 2008, 2012 and 2016 – will be joined on the Irish badminton team for the Games by brothers Sam and Joshua and her niece Rachael Darragh.
The European Games in Minsk will see over 4000 athletes from 50 countries compete across 200 events. Irish athletes will be competing in five of the eight sports that are part of the Tokyo 2020 Qualification process; archery, athletics, badminton, cycling road, judo and shooting.Tags: