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David Eng Will Carry Canadian Flag Into Paralympics

09/06/2016 09:22 EDT
RIO DE JANEIRO — Montreal wheelchair basketball player David Eng will carry Canada's flag into the opening ceremony of the Rio Paralympics.

The two-time gold medallist will be competing at his fourth Games.

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Canada's forward David Eng chases down a loose ball against the United States during second-half men's gold medal wheelchair basketball action at the Parapan Am Games in Toronto on August 15, 2015. Eng will carry Canada's flag into the opening ceremony of the Rio Paralympics. (Photo: Nathan Denette/Canadian Press)

He calls it the "highest honour an athlete can get."

The Paralympics open Wednesday.

More coming.

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