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Who Should Be Canada's Closing Ceremony Flagbearer: Gilmore Junio, Alex Bilodeau, Kaillie Humphries In The Running

02/22/2014 12:03 EST

We can't believe it's almost over. The Sochi Olympics are in their final hours and only a few questions remain. One of them is who will carry Canada's flag at the Closing Ceremony on Sunday?

The Canadian Olympic Committee will pick the flag bearer shortly after the end of the men's hockey gold medal game on Sunday. Canada has no shortage of worthy candidates. We list a few of them below. Who do you think should receive the honour?

  • Gilmore Junio
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    Junio didn't win a medal but the speedskater made headlines when he gave up his spot in the 1000m to his teammate Denny Morrison, who would skate to a silver.

    Morrison himself started a campaign to get Junio nominated for the closing ceremony honour.

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  • Alex Bilodeau
    Bilodeau became the first Canadian male athlete to win back-to-back Olympic gold medals when he took gold in the men's moguls.

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  • Kaillie Humphries
    Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse also defended their gold medal in women's bobsled. Trailing the U.S. after three runs, Humphries and Moyse posted a near-perfect run to clinch the gold. Humphries has also battled back from injury to get back to Olympic form.

    (JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Marie-Philip Poulin
    The hero of the women's gold medal hockey game, Marie-Philip Poulin scored the tying goal and the overtime winning goal to help Canada's women take their fourth gold medal in a row. (ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Justine Dufour-Lapointe
    Heavily-favoured coming into these Games, the Dufour-Lapointe sisters did not disappoint. All three were in the top 10 in women's moguls. Justine would take gold while sister Chloe took silver, setting the tone for Team Canada at the rest of these Games.

    (JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Jennifer Jones
    One of Canada's most decorated curlers, Jennifer Jones led her team to a perfect tournament on the way to a gold medal in women's curling, Canada's first gold in that sport since 1998.

    (JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)