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Guor Marial: Representing ‘the world

Guor Marial will run under the flag of the International Olympic Committee because South Sudan, where he was born, does not have its own Olympic organisations, after splitting from the Muslim north of the country following a vicious civil war.

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  • Peterkar

    And he’s the only athlete representing the true spirit of the Olympics, that is, in competing unfettered by petty nationalism.