A Brief History Of Independent Olympic Teams
The first-ever refugee team in Rio will be just one of many teams in Olympic history to compete under the five-ring flag.By Christian Bryant | July 21, 2016
Which athletes fly the five-ring flag at the Olympics?
"Swimmer Yusra Mardini is hoping to compete in this summer's Rio Olympics," a 5 News reporter said.
The 2016 team of independent Olympians consists of 10 athletes from Syria, South Sudan, Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.