Rio 2016: When are the refugee team Olympic members competing?

A look ahead to the team’s events

James Hudson
Tuesday 09 August 2016 14:16
Mardini is set to be one of the star attractions at the Games
Mardini is set to be one of the star attractions at the Games

When is it?

The Olympic refugee team will be competing in four remaining events.

First, Rami Anis swims in the men’s 100m freestyle, which takes place on 9 August.

Yolande Bukasa Mabika enters the women’s 70kg round of 32 and Popole Misenga the men’s 90kg round of 32 judo on 10 August.

Yusra Mardini will then be competing in the women’s 100m freestyle swimming, also on 10 August.

What time will it be on?

Anis' swim in the men’s 100m freestyle will start at 5.02pm BST (1.02pm local time in Rio).

Bukasa Mabika will be in the women’s 70kg at 2.07pm BST (10.07am Rio)

Misenga's men’s 90kg judo heat will start at 2.35pm BST (10.35am Rio)

Mardini will compete in the women’s 100m freestyle at 5.02pm BST (1.02pm Rio).

Where can I watch it live?

BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four, the BBC red button and the BBC Sport website will have live coverage of all events at Rio 2016.

Who else is in the team?

Paulo Amotun Lokoro (men's 1,500m), James Chiengjiek (men's 400m), Yonas Kinde (men's marathon), Anjelina Nadai Lohalith (women's 1,500m), Yiech Pur Biel (men’s 800m) and Rose Nathike Lokonyen (women’s 800m) will be competing in athletics events for the team.

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