There will be 207 athletes bringing their nations flags into the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro tonight for the Opening Ceremony of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad.
By now you’ve heard that Michael Phelps will be toting the stars and stripes for Team USA, while France judo star Teddy Riner will bring the colors of the Les Blues.
Rose Lokonyen will carry the Olympic flag as the bearer for the Refugee Olympic Team.
Here are some other names you might know (The full list is here).
Germany – Timo Boll – table tennis
Argentina – Luis Scola – men’s basketball
Denmark – Caroline Wozniacki – tennis
Spain – Rafael Nadal – tennis
Great Britain – Andy Murray – tennis
Ireland – Patrick Barnes – boxing
Mexico – Daniela Campuzano – cycling
Poland – Karol Bielecki – handball
Brazil – Yane Marques – pentathlon