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TeamSA welcome into Rio Athletes’ Village

Posted on: Jul 30 2016 - 2:45pm | Comments Off on TeamSA welcome into Rio Athletes’ Village
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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL. 29 JULY 2016. Jean Kelly Deputy Chef de Mission of Team SA during the flag raising ceremony of Team SA in the International Zone of the Athletes Village of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games this afternoon. 

Copyright picture by WESSEL OOSTHUIZEN / SASPA

Saturday, 30 July 2016   One of the Olympic traditions is the official welcome of national teams into the Olympic Athletes’Village. Team South Africa on Friday joined the delegations of Albania and Moldova in the Village’s international zone for their traditional flag-raising ceremony. In attendance was TeamSA’s deputy chef de mission Jean Kelly as well Athletes’ Village mayor Janeth Arcain. The teams were treated to a Brazilian traditional and cultural dancing display. Ahead of the playing of national anthems, TeamSA presented Ms Arcain with a gift of a mohair blanket, emblazoned with the South African flag, from the Eastern Cape Province. The 2016 Rio Olympic Games will be officially opened during the Opening Ceremony...

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL. 29 JULY 2016. Jean Kelly Deputy Chef de Mission of Team SA during the flag raising ceremony of Team SA in the International Zone of the Athletes Village of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games this afternoon. 

Copyright picture by WESSEL OOSTHUIZEN / SASPA
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TeamSA welcome into Rio Athletes’ Village

Saturday, 30 July 2016   One of the Olympic traditions is the official welcome of national teams into the Olympic Athletes’Village. Team...

Tickets for CapeTown7s 2016? Sorted! (Picture Credit: Mike Jansen)
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TeamSA welcome into Rio Athletes’ Village

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL. 29 JULY 2016. Jean Kelly Deputy Chef de Mission of Team SA during the flag raising ceremony of Team SA in the International Zone of the Athletes Village of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games this afternoon. 

Copyright picture by WESSEL OOSTHUIZEN / SASPA

Saturday, 30 July 2016   One of the Olympic traditions is the official welcome of national teams into the Olympic Athletes’Village. Team South Africa on Friday joined the delegations of Albania and Moldova...

Tickets for CapeTown7s 2016? Sorted! (Picture Credit: Mike Jansen)

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Friday, 29 July 2016   As I predicted when I walked into the Checkers Hyper store this morning, Sevens fans turned up...