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2014 Sochi Games

Vernon's Josh Dueck named flag-bearer

Josh Dueck has been named Canada's flag-bearer for the closing ceremony of the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games.

The 33-year-old sit-skier, originally form Vernon, won a gold medal in the super combined and a silver in the downhill.

The gold medal was the first of Dueck's career.

He also won a Paralympic silver in slalom at the 2010 Games in Vancouver.

Wheelchair curler Sonja Gaudet was Canada's flag-bearer for the opening ceremony.

The Canadian Press

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