THURSDAY, JULY 26: Zander Kirkland has been chosen as the flag bearer for tomorrow’s Opening Ceremonies.
Kirkland is competing with his brother Jesse in the 49er sailing class.
The rest of Bermuda’s team includes long jumpers Arantxa King and Tyrone Smith, triathletes Flora Duffy and Tyler Butterfield, show jumper Jillian Terceira and swimmer Roy Burch.
Butterfield represented Bermuda in Greece in 2004 with the other five competing in the Beijing Olympics.
The only newcomers on Bermuda’s team are the Kirklands.
In addition, Bermudian Jenaya Wade-Fray is playing on the Great Britain basketball team.
See tomorrow’s Bermuda Sun for nine pages of local Olympic coverage.