|Full name||Simon Tsotang Maine|
|Born||August 10, 1974|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||82 kg (181 lb)|
Simon Tsotang Maine (born August 10, 1974 in Ha Molengoane, Ratau, Lesotho) is a Basotho long-distance runner who competed in the men's marathon event at the 2008 Summer Olympics.He was the flag bearer of Lesotho during the 2008 Summer Olympics opening ceremony.
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| Flagbearer for Lesotho |