Runner Without a Country to Compete at Olympics

Runner Without a Country to Compete at Olympics

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Olympic flag, photo by Anja johnson-CCA fearful refugee, Guor Marial ran for his life to escape a Sudanese child labour camp. Now he will get to run at the Olympics after winning an appeal to the International Olympic Committee.

Despite having no passport and officially no country, the 28-year-old marathoner was cleared by the IOC to compete at the London Games under the Olympic flag.

(READ the story w. photos, in the Daily Mail)

Photo by Anja johnson-CC

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