A Syrian refugee who was swimming across borders a year ago is now swimming in the Olympics
Courtney Verrill,Cork GainesAug 6, 2016, 09.32 PM
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The 18-year-old is one of ten athletes competing for the Refugee Olympic Athletes in three sports.
Below, read about Mardini's tenacious and heroic journey, via Alexander Hassenstein of Getty.