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Date
23 Dec 2016
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Refugee Olympic Team , IOC News

First-ever Refugee Olympic Team sends message of hope

For the first time in history, a team of refugee athletes competed at the Olympic Games Rio 2016, sending a message of hope and inclusion to the millions of refugees around the world. 

Their participation was also an important signal to the international community that refugees are our fellow human beings and an enrichment to society.

This video tells the story of how this team of ten refugee athletes made Olympic history, inspiring the world with the strength of their human spirit.

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