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Interview: Refugee team has inspired people with their stories of survival


08-12-2016 11:05 BJT

Full coverage: 2016 Rio Olympics

One of the highlights of the opening ceremony was the Refugee team coming out to a warm reception in Rio. The group of 10 were unable to compete for their own countries for various reasons. And their inclusion in the Games, is helping highlight the issues in their nations. Our Tracey Holmes spoke to one member of the squad -- Yusra Mardini, who was able to compete in swimming, and did so on the eve of the anniversary of her fleeing her homeland of Syria.

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