Andy Murray almost hit Princess Anne with the Union Jack

Thursday August 4th, 2016

The Olympic delegation from Great Britain is on the ground in Rio and before the athletes dive into preparing for competition, they all got together for a group photoshoot along with Princess Anne, who is a former Olympian herself.

Unfortunately, Wimbledon champion and defending gold medal winner Andy Murray was elected to hold the flag in front of the delegation, which set him up for an embarrassing moment in which he nearly knocked the Princess Royal over with the Union Jack.

The video also shows that while Murray excels on the tennis court, he seems a little lost on the finer points of holding a flag for a photoshoot.

Murray is one of the remaining tennis superstars competing in this year’s games, as a rash of injuries, scheduling and concern about ZIka is keeping big names like Roger Federer, Stan Warwinka and the Bryan Brothers away from Rio.

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