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Live Blog: Refugee Olympic Team Turns Dreams Into Reality In Rio

By: UNHCR Olympics Media Team   |  5 August 2016

CpMKloxWEAAQfSoTen refugees have made history at Rio2016 as members of the first-ever Refugee Olympic Team. They include two Syrian swimmers, two judokas from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a marathoner from Ethiopia and five middle-distance runners from South Sudan.

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