The IOC fielded a team of 10 refugees at the Rio Games in an attempt to raise awareness for social issues around the world

December 18, 2016

The IOC fielded a team of 10 refugees at the Rio Games in an attempt to raise awareness for social issues around the world. The team was the penultimate group to enter the Olympic stadium for the opening ceremonies. None of the refugees medaled but the IOC said it plans on supporting the group's athletic endeavors after the Games. — Chris Chavez

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