On Saturday, August 6, Syrian swimmer Yusra Mardini will make history when she participates in the women’s 100 meter butterfly at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics. It will be the first time an athlete has competed as a member of a team comprised of refugees.
As the the Olympics and the participation of Team Refugee Olympic Athletes (ROA) approach, there’s a groundswell of support across social media for the six men and four women who make up the team.
And the squad has a new fan, a well known monster coated in blue fur. …
Via: Mashable: Sports