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because it shows great honor for the countries that are in the Olympics and it shows viewers what countries are in the Olympics

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The five colors represent 5 different continents. North America and South America count as one, and the others are Africa, Australia, Europe, and Asia.

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they have no country of their own ie, they are refugees or such like

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Q: Why do the Olympics have flag bearers?
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