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  • The team

    The team

    “We do not speak the same language, we are from different countries but the Olympic flag unites all of us together and now we are representing 60 million [people] around the world,” said swimmer Yusra Mardini. “We want to do our best to show everyone that we can do everything we can for being good athletes and good people.”
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  • Popole Misenga

    Popole Misenga

    Popole Misenga celebrates after beating India’s Avtar Singh in the first round of the men’s -90kg judo event. The 24-year-old is originally from the Bukavu area of the Democratic Republic of Congo, which was severely affected by the Second Congo War, and sought asylum in Brazil during the Judo World Championships in 2013. “I’m just really happy to be here because everybody understands and knows about the refugee team, knows the refugee story,” he said. “People around the world, they’re all watching this competition right now.”
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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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  • Ceremonial first puck at PyeongChang

    Ceremonial first puck at PyeongChang

    Match between Republic of Korea and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea celebrates peace through sport.
    Friday, April 7, 2017 2:14 PM | Photo
  • Ceremonial first puck at PyeongChang

    Ceremonial first puck at PyeongChang

    Match between Republic of Korea and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea celebrates peace through sport.
    Friday, April 7, 2017 2:14 PM | Photo
  • Ceremonial first puck at PyeongChang

    Ceremonial first puck at PyeongChang

    Match between Republic of Korea and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea celebrates peace through sport.
    Friday, April 7, 2017 2:15 PM | Photo
  • Ceremonial first puck at PyeongChang

    Ceremonial first puck at PyeongChang

    Match between Republic of Korea and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea celebrates peace through sport.
    Friday, April 7, 2017 2:14 PM | Photo
  • An emotional moment for Anne Hidalgo

    An emotional moment for Anne Hidalgo

    “Today I am delighted to invite you to join the great family of Parisians, a family which belongs to the world,” said the Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo. “With this team, I am very proud and moved to bring the Games back to Paris. At the heart of these Games, we will place young people, who represent our present, our hope and our pride.”
    Wednesday, September 13, 2017 12:00 PM | Photo
  • National Olympic Committee - Islamic Republic of Iran

    National Olympic Committee - Islamic Republic of Iran

    The Olympic Day. Two Young people with baseball bats. If you wish to obtain these Images, please contact images@olympic.org
    Monday, June 27, 2011 12:00 PM | Photo
  • National Olympic Committee - Islamic Republic of Iran

    National Olympic Committee - Islamic Republic of Iran

    The Olympic Day. Three Young people doing stretching exercises.If you wish to obtain these Images, please contact images@olympic.org
    Monday, June 27, 2011 12:00 PM | Photo
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