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2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Simon Whitfield of the Canada Olympic triathlon team carries his country's flag during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Simon Whitfield

Triathlete Simon Whitfield, who was Canada's flag bearer in the opening ceremonies, has been knocked out of contention in the Olympic triathlon after a bike crash early in the race.