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Sudanese long distance runner Jamal Abdoul-Magid picked for IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020

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Jamal Abdoul-Magid, a 5000m runner now based in Israel, will be part of the IOC Refugee Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020.

Jamal fled Sudan as a teenager, having to part with his mother and siblings because of the war that killed his father when he was just eight years old. He travelled through Egypt and the Sinai Desert on foot to reach refugee protection in Israel.

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