FM congratulates Sir Chris Hoy
Wishing Sir Chris Hoy well on being chosen as Olympic flagbearer at this Friday's opening ceremony, First Minister Alex Salmond said:
"Many congratulations to Sir Chris Hoy. He is Scotland’s most successful Olympian and it is fitting that he carry the flag at the opening ceremony.
"This is a great honour for Chris and I know the whole country will be wishing him well as he aims to add to his already fantastic medal tally at these Games."