Maria Sharapova to carry Russian Flag at Olympics in London | Confirmed news
Yesterday we reported that Maria Sharapova was a candidate to be Russian's flag-bearer at the 2012 Olympic opening ceremony and today we woke up with the confirmation of this amazing news by Masha herself.
The Roland Garros 2012 champion confirmed on her facebook page that she will carry the flag and that she learned the news two weeks ago.
"Ahh finally I can share some exciting news with you! After the third round of the French Open, I woke up to a pretty memorable message.
The Russian Olympic committee chose me to be the flag bearer at this years Olympic opening ceremony. I am so honored, and especially excited as it will be my first Olympics in my career.
I have had to keep this hush hush for two weeks and keeping secrets is not my best quality!" She wrote.
Congratulations Masha!!! You deserve it!!