Samková to carry Czech flag at Pyeongchang opening ceremony

The snowboard competitor Eva Samková will carry the Czech flag at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Friday, the Czech Olympic Committee announced on Tuesday.

Twenty-four-year-old Samková, who won a gold medal in snowboard cross at the last Winter Olympics in Sochi, won the honour after taking three-quarters of the votes in a poll of the Czech team.