PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA (WBRE/WYOU) – Jesse Diggins has been named the Team USA flag bearer for the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang.
Diggins and teammate Kikkan Randall won the country’s first-ever Olympic gold medal in the Cross COuntry Ladies’ Team Sprint Free on Wednesday.
It was only the second time the US has won a medal in the event which is dominated by teams from Norway, Sweden and Russia. The only other medal was a bronze in 1976.
The closing ceremony will be held Sunday evening (ET).