Under Armour Signs Syrian Refugee, Olympian Yusra Mardini to Endorsement Deal


Yusra Mardini’s incredible story has taken another turn, as the Syrian refugee and Olympic swimmer recently signed an endorsement deal with Under Armour.

“I shouldn’t be alive today,” Mardini says in a promotional video released by Under Armour. “I should have been one of the many faceless refugees who died along the way. But I am here. Because I kept moving.”

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