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Meet the Olympic Judo Fighter Who Fled War in the Congo

On this episode of 'Daily VICE,' we spend a day with Popole Misenga—one of ten refugees chosen to compete in Rio as part of the team Refugee Olympic Athletes.
August 11, 2016, 1:40pm

On this episode of Daily VICE, we meet up with Congolese Judo fighter Popole Misenga—one of ten refugees chosen to compete in Rio as part of the team Refugee Olympic Athletes—to hear his story of fleeing the Republic of Congo, seeking asylum in Brazil, and getting his start as a Judo fighter.

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