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Swimmer Shajan to carry Maldives flag at Rio opening ceremony


28 Jul 2016
Male, Maldives, July 28, 2016: Swimmer Aminath Shajan has been selected to carry the Maldives flag at the opening ceremony of Rio 2016 on August 5. The 22-year-old London Olympian specialises in freestyle and butterfly and holds several national records, also in the short-course (25m) distance.

Her first international participation was in the OCA’s inaugural Asian Youth Games in Singapore in 2009 and she has gone on to compete in regional, continental and international games and championships.
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