Olympic refugee team swimmer Rami Anis trains at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on July 28, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Both Anis and fellow swimmer Yusra Mardini are refugees of war-torn Syria. Both survived part of the dangerous journey by making their way from the Turkish coast across the Aegean Sea to Greece in boats. The International Olympic Committee will for the first time have a team made up of stateless refugees.
They are striving to achieve a common goal: To compete in the #Olympics in #Rio de Janeiro. Not for their home countries, but as part of the first ever team of #refugee #athletes. A group of 43 #displaced men and women, who range in age from 17 to 30 and have escaped conflicts in their homelands, are being considered for selection to the team called "#Refugee #Olympic #Athletes.''
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