Here’s what it’s like to train as an Olympic swimmer in Palestine

  • Jun. 29, 2016, 4:37 PM
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Mary Al-Atrash trainsl in Beit Sahour, near the West Bank town of Bethlehem.Ammar Awad/Reuters

Swimmer Mary Al-Atrash is gearing up for the Rio Olympics. But unlike other athletes, the 22-year-old swimmer is limited by a lack of resources and training in her native Palestine.

Here’s what it’s like to train for the Olympics in Palestine.

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