Hollywood star Angelina Jolie chats with Olympic refugee swimmer Yusra Mardini, from Syria, about her struggles. Photo: Time 100 Hollywood star Angelina Jolie chats with Olympic refugee swimmer Yusra Mardini, from Syria, about her struggles. Photo: Time 100
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie chats with Olympic refugee swimmer Yusra Mardini, from Syria, about her struggles. Photo: Time 100

Tokyo Olympics: Angelina Jolie hears how refugee athlete swam for 3½ hours to escape war in Syria

  • The Hollywood star and UNHCR special envoy takes part in virtual chat with swimmer Yusra Mardini, Paralympian Abbas Karimi and runner Anjelina Nadai Lohalith
  • Mardini says her example is only one of millions when it comes to refugees who escape war and hardship in search of safety

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie chats with Olympic refugee swimmer Yusra Mardini, from Syria, about her struggles. Photo: Time 100 Hollywood star Angelina Jolie chats with Olympic refugee swimmer Yusra Mardini, from Syria, about her struggles. Photo: Time 100
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie chats with Olympic refugee swimmer Yusra Mardini, from Syria, about her struggles. Photo: Time 100
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