Rose Nathike Lokonyen, Track
Rose Nathike Lokonyen acted as the flag-bearer at the Rio 2016 Olympics, where she was a member of the very first IOC Refugee Olympic Team. She was originally born in South Sudan and grew up in northern Kenya's Kakuma refugee camp. She placed seventh in the 800-meter heat at her Olympic debut.
Event competing: women's 800-meter
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