By Duncan Mackay in Vancouver

February 27 - Amy Williams (pictured), the only member of the team to win a medal at these Olympics, will carry the flag for Britain at the Closing Ceremony here tomorrow, it was announced today.

Williams, who made her Olympic Winter Games debut in Vancouver, produced a stunning performance to strike gold in the skeleton last week.

In doing so the 27-year-old, from Bath, became Britain's first individual Olympic Winter Games gold medallist for 30 years and the first woman individual gold medallist for 58 years.

Williams said: "What an amazing honour to be asked to carry the British flag and lead the way for Team GB.

"I am hugely thrilled and proud - this really does mean the world to me.

"I've been pinching myself ever since I won the gold medal, and now to have this honour come my way is brilliant.

"I'm sure the Closing Ceremony will be a wonderful finale to what has been, to me, an incredible Games."

Williams' great rival, Shelley Rudman, carried the flag in the Opening ceremony.

Andy Hunt, Britain's Chef de Mission said: "There was only one truly outstanding candidate to carry our flag and that was Amy.

"She produced a magnificent performance to win the gold medal in skeleton - our first individual gold in 30 years.

"But she is also a charming and inspirational figure who we hope will help to encourage a new generation towards embracing Olympic sport.

"The Closing Ceremony marks the end of a fine Olympic Winter Games. 

"Our team has competed consistently well and produced some outstanding performances.

"Sunday's ceremony will give our athletes a final chance to savour the unique atmosphere of these Games, and hopefully spur them on to return to the ranks of Team GB in Sochi in 2014."

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