A Syrian refugee and athlete will carry the Olympic torch through a refugee camp in Athens (via AJ+)

April 25, 2016

Ibrahim Al Hussein is a Syrian refugee and athlete who will be a torch bearer for the 2016 Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro. He fled Syria after losing part of his leg in the war, and will now be competing in the Olympics as a swimmer. He will take the Olympic torch through a refugee camp in Athens as a symbolic show of solidarity with refugees worldwide. Check out the video below:

(via AJ+)


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