SUMMER GAMES SPOTLIGHT : BARCELONA '92 OLYMPICS : CARRYING THE DAY

The Times

Francie Larrieu Smith of Dallas, the former UCLA athlete, was the selection to carry the flag for the United States in the opening ceremony Saturday night.

Others nominated by their team captains:

Tim Austin, boxing; Larry Bird, Teresa Edwards and Magic Johnson, basketball; Chris Campbell, freestyle wrestling; Kent Ferguson, diving; Robert Foth, shooting; Nomar Garciaparra, baseball; Alexi Lalas, soccer; Pablo Morales, swimming; J. Michael Plumb, equestrian; Mike Swain, judo; Mike Teti, rowing; Steve Timmons, volleyball, and Peter Westbrook, fencing.

This is the first of a daily roundup of Olympic-related items from reporters in Barcelona from the Los Angeles Times, Newsday, Baltimore Sun and Hartford Courant, all Times-Mirror newspapers.

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