Yusra Mardini Interview | Syrian Olympic Refugee Swimmer


Yusra Mardini is a Syrian swimmer currently living in Germany. She was a member of the Refugee Olympic Athletes Team (ROT), that competed under the Olympic flag at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. In this interview with MySwimPro CEO Fares Ksebati, Yusra shares how she is training during the quarantine in Germany, her favorite dryland exercises, and an inspiring message for swimmers in the middle east and around the world.

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Production engineer and certified swim coach. Full-time IT consultant, spare-time swimming aficionado. 2 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. President of the Faroe Islands Swimming Association. Likes to run :-)

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