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Iranian refugee kayaker Saeid Fazloula included in IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

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German-based kayaker Saeid Fazloula, an Iranian Refugee, will compete in his first Olympics for the IOC Refugee Olympic Team in Tokyo 2020.

Fazloula received clearance to be eligible for the Refugee team in February, and can now celebrate his inclusion as one of 56 refugee athletes currently supported by the IOC through the Olympic Solidarity Scholarship for Refugee Athletes programme.

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