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Homeless refugee turned Olympic weightlifter on Tokyo dreams

By AFP
29 Jul 2021   |   10:03 am   |  
Seven years ago Cameroonian refugee Cyrille Tchatchet II was penniless and living on Britain’s streets. Now he is preparing to make history at the Tokyo Olympics as the first UK-based refugee Olympian, after being officially selected as weightlifter for the International Olympic Committee's refugee team.


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