A speed skater and a skeleton athlete will carry China’s flag at the opening of the Winter Olympics, the first time two representatives have been given the task since the country debuted at the Winter Games four decades ago.Skater Gao Tingyu and skeleton athlete Zhao Dan were named on Sunday as the Chinese delegation’s flag-bearers for the opening on Friday.Gao, 24, is one of China’s brightest stars in speed skating and was first selected for the national men’s team in 2016.He won bronze in the…

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