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Who's Who In The Rio 2016 Olympic Refugee Team

“I am here and I am alive, so I’m happy.”

09/08/2016 16:53 | Updated 10 August 2016

The Olympic Refugee Team taking part in the Rio 2016 games is a world first. Five athletes from South Sudan, two from Syria, two from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and one from Ethiopia; none have had an easy journey to Brazil and most, if not all, have experienced war in their home countries.

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