#Olympics Refugee Athletes team

  • Article: Popole Misenga Landed in Rio — But Not How Most Olympians Got There
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    Popole Misenga Landed in Rio — But Not How Most Olympians Got There

    By Meghan Werft|Aug. 5, 2016

    Hint: It’s not his first time as a refugee in Brazil. Read more

  • Article: 11 Years Ago He Fled Sudan; Now He Is Running in the Olympics
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    11 Years Ago He Fled Sudan; Now He Is Running in the Olympics

    By Garima Bakshi|Aug. 3, 2016

    At age 10, Yiech Pur Biel trekked alone from Sudan to Kenya, leaving his parents behind. Read more

  • Video: ‘I Was Just Running Barefoot:’ Now Rose Is Sprinting for Gold
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    ‘I Was Just Running Barefoot:’ Now Rose Is Sprinting for Gold

    By Meghan Werft|July 15, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    How one refugee ran her way to competing at the Olympics. Read more

  • Article: olympic refugee team 18 year old swimmer
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    After nearly drowning in Lesbos, Yusra Mardini swims for Olympic Refugee Athletes team

    By Meghan Werft|June 9, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    F$*# Brock Turner, this is the swimmer to acknowledge. Read more