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These are the refugee athletes at the Tokyo Olympics

Eldric Samuel Sella Rodriguez, who is now an Olympic boxer, grew up in a tough Venezuela neighbourhood. Image: REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Johnny Wood
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this chart shows that the number of forcibly displaced people worldwide has more than doubled in a decade.
The number of forcibly displaced people worldwide has more than doubled in a decade. Image: UNHCR

pictured here is Ahmad Badreddin Wais, who is a four-time UCI Road World Champion time trial participant
Ahmad Badreddin Wais is a four-time UCI Road World Champion time trial participant. Image: IOC
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pictured is boxer Eldric Samuel Sella Rodriguez, who is taking part in the Tokyo Olympics
Eldric Samuel Sella Rodriguez, who is taking part in the Tokyo Olympics. Image: Instagram/elsella24
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