First Ever Refugee Olympic Team ‘Has Already Won’ in Brazil

First Ever Refugee Olympic Team ‘Has Already Won’ in Brazil

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A team of 10 refugees athletes, set to march behind the white Olympic flag when the games open on Friday, have spoken about what they hope to achieve in Brazil. From Yusra Mardini, a teenage swimmer from Syria who braved a Mediterranean crossing in a leaky dinghy, to Popole Misenga, who spent eight days hiding in…

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