Benjamin Hockin in the 2008 Beijing Olympics was part of the British team, now however he will be the standard-bearer for Paraguay in Friday’s London summer games opening and convinced he will receive an even greater support. Read full article
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I'd guess he found it easier to get into the Paraguayan team. Turns out he was suspended for a year for an improper change of nationality a couple of years ago.Jul 27th, 2012 - 08:52 am - Link - Report abuse 0
Good luck to him - the more at the games the better.
Good Luck BenjaminJul 27th, 2012 - 08:54 am - Link - Report abuse 0
Perhaps one day a British born Falklander will carry the Argentine flag at the Olympics =)Aug 01st, 2012 - 08:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Don't think so.Aug 02nd, 2012 - 08:49 am - Link - Report abuse 0
Hopefully Argentina will break up into smaller more manageable countries
So there will be many flags!(about 8 or 9 would be good!).