Sochi 2014 - Britain pick 15-year-old Knight as Paralympics flagbearer

Team GB have selected 15-year-old Millie Knight to carry the Great Britain flag at the opening ceremony for the Winter Paralympics in Sochi.

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Sochi 2014 - Britain pick 15-year-old Knight as Paralympics flagbearer
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Millie Knight (Team GB)

Skier Knight is the youngest member of the British contingent at the Games.

“It’s the best feeling ever,” said a delighted Knight.

“This was such a surprise but I’ll try to make the team proud."

Knight’s vision was impaired at a very early age by a parasitic infection. She will compete at the Sochi Paralympics with the assistance of a guide, as per her event classification.

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