YUSRA MARDINI, a great swimmer from Syria

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In History
  • Birth

    Yusra Mardini was born in Damasco,Syria
  • Start sports

    Start sports
    She started practicing freestyle swimming when she was 13 years old
  • Escape

    When she was 13 years old she ran away from Syria with her sisters, a cousin and other refugees. They travelled all over east Europe, Turkey, Greece, Italy and finally Germany.
  • New team

    New team
    She was selected to join a new swimming international refugees team
  • Olympics

    Olympics
    She participated to the Olympics 100 metres butterfly in the Olympic refugees team
  • Today

    Today she lives in Germany