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Rolf is Sweden’s flag bearer

Thursday, 26 July 2012

Rolf: Sweden's flag bearer. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.Rolf-Göran Bengtsson will carry the Swedish flag in the Olympic opening ceremony in London tomorrow. During the Parade of Nations athletes from each country participating in the Olympics will parade in the Olympic stadium, preceded by their flag. It is considered a huge honor to be selected as flag bearer. Rolf is not the only showjumper that will be present as flag bearer – Rodrigo Pessoa will carry Brazil’s flag.


Rolf-Göran Bengtsson is currently the highest ranked showjumper in the world, reigning European Champion and individual silver medalist from the 2008 Olympics.

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