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Scotland name Alex Marshall as flag bearer for closing ceremony

Team Scotland confirm that Alex Marshall will be the flag bearer for Sunday's nights closing ceremony at the Commonwealth Games.

Team Scotland have confirmed that lawn bowler Alex Marshall will be the flag bearer for Sunday's closing ceremony at the Commonwealth Games.

Marshall collected two gold medals thanks to victories as part of the teams for the men's pairs and men's fours, taking his total to four gold medals stretched out over three appearances at the Games.

"Glasgow 2014 has been one of my career highlights without a doubt, and to now have been given the honour to lead Team Scotland into Hampden tomorrow night for the closing ceremony, it really can't get any better than this," the 47-year-old revealed in a statement.

"On a personal note, winning two Gold medals has been very special. Playing as skip of the men's pairs and fours has been a fantastic journey, and the home crowd definitely gave us that extra boost that made all the difference, and I know other athletes in Team Scotland have felt the same."

The closing ceremony begins at 9pm on Sunday.

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Paul Foster and Alex Marshall of Scotland celebrate with their gold medals after the Men's Pairs Final at Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls Centre during day five of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 28, 2014
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