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  • Rose Lokonyen

    Rose Lokonyen

    Rose Lokonyen competes in the heats of the women’s 800m. The 21-year-old used to run barefoot through the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, which has been her home for 13 years since she fled from southern Sudan. She only began running in shoes after she finished second in a 10km event that was held in the camp by the Tegla Loroupe Peace Foundation in 2015.
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  • Christ the Redeemer

    Christ the Redeemer

    Members of the Refugee Olympic Team including Paulo Amotun and Yiech Biel enjoy a visit to Rio’s famous statue of Christ the Redeemer. Amotun and Biel were both forced to flee their homes in southern Sudan due to the civil war that tore the country apart, before finding their way to the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, home to more than 179,000 displaced people.
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  • 5000 Metres Final

    5000 Metres Final

    The final of the Men's 5000 Metres at the Tokyo Olympics, 1st October 1964. American athlete Bob Schul (719) wins the gold medal and West Germany's Harald Norpoth (209) the silver. Also pictured are Michel Jazy of France (124) who finished fourth, Kipchoge 'Kip' Keino of Kenya (388) in fifth and Bill Baillie of New Zealand (468) in sixth. (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
    Tuesday, October 20, 1964 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Olympics Day 15 Athletics Mens 800m Final

    Olympics Day 15 Athletics Mens 800m Final

    BEIJING - AUGUST 23: Wilfred Bungei (C) of Kenya wins ahead of Ismail Ahmed Ismail of Sudan and Yusuf Saad Kamel of Bahrain in the Men's 800m Final held at the National Stadium on Day 15 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 23, 2008 in Beijing, China.
    Friday, August 22, 2008 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Olympics Day 13 Athletics Mens 800m

    Olympics Day 13 Athletics Mens 800m

    BEIJING - AUGUST 21: (L-R) Ismail Ahmed Ismail of Sudan and Alfred Kirwa Yego of Kenya hug after the Men's 800m Semi Final held at the National Stadium during Day 13 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 21, 2008 in Beijing, China.
    Wednesday, August 20, 2008 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Olympics Day 13 Athletics Womens 1500m Heats

    Olympics Day 13 Athletics Womens 1500m Heats

    BEIJING - AUGUST 21: (L-R) Lisa Dobriskey of Great Britain, Nataliya Tobias of Ukraine and Nancy Jebet Langat of Kenya compete in the Women's 1500m Heats held at the National Stadium during Day 13 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 21, 2008 in Beijing, China.
    Wednesday, August 20, 2008 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Olympics Day 13 Athletics Mens 800m semifinals

    Olympics Day 13 Athletics Mens 800m semifinals

    BEIJING - AUGUST 21: (L-R) Michael Rimmer of Great Britain, Abraham Kwemoi Chepkirwok of Uganda, Abubaker Kaki of Sudan, Boaz-Kiplagat Lalang of Kenya and Nabil Madi of Algeria compete in the Men's 800m Semi Final held at the National Stadium during Day 13 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 21, 2008 in Beijing, China.
    Wednesday, August 20, 2008 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Olympics Day 13 Athletics Mens 800m semifinal

    Olympics Day 13 Athletics Mens 800m semifinal

    BEIJING - AUGUST 21: (L-R) Yusuf Saad Kamel of Bahrain, Ismail Ahmed Ismail of Sudan and Alfred Kirwa Yego of Kenya compete in the Men's 800m Semi Final held at the National Stadium during Day 13 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 21, 2008 in Beijing, China.
    Wednesday, August 20, 2008 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Rudisha shows his world record time

    Rudisha shows his world record time

    London 2012 - Kenya’s David Lekuta Rudisha poses for a photograph beside the display showing world record time of 1:40.91 in the men’s 800m.
    Thursday, August 9, 2012 1:30 PM | Photo
  • Women’s 800m semi finals

    Women’s 800m semi finals

    London 2012 - Pamela Jelimo of Kenya leads on her way to winning the first heat of the women’s 800m semi finals.
    Thursday, August 9, 2012 4:00 PM | Photo
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