09/08/2016 16:53 BST | Updated 10/08/2016 08:34 BST

Who's Who In The Rio 2016 Olympic Refugee Team

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

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.