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Flag bearer for tiny Olympic nation, Tuvalu

For Olympic competitors it is a huge honour to be chosen to carry your country's flag at the opening ceremony.

For the tiny nation of Tuvalu, dotted in the South Pacific, it will be a 20-year-old Nancy Manoa.

The BBC's Ben Tornquist was with her when she got the news.

  • 16 Jan 2013
  • From the section Asia