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Seattle Storm center Lauren Jackson has been selected to carry the Australian flag at Saturday’s opening ceremony at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
Jackson is participating in her fourth Olympic Games, having previously led the Australian Opals National Team to silver medals in 2000, 2004 and 2008.
Jackson sat out the first half of the 2012 WNBA season while preparing for the Olympics. She is scheduled to rejoin the Storm following the conclusion of the WNBA’s Olympic break.