2016 Olympic Games: Africa Dominates Refugee Athletes Team

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The International Olympic Committee  has named a 10-member team of refugee athletes to compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, the first-ever refugee Olympic team.

Five are from South Sudan, two from Syria, two from the Democratic Republic of Congo and one from Ethiopia.

Some will compete in swimming, others in judo, and the majority in track and field.

The team will march behind the Olympic flag.

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