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World Team refugee: Olympians without a country

They have fled war. Now they hope to make the first refugee Olympic team – and lift the spirits of stateless people around the world. 

 

 

As a marathoner, Garkuouth Puok Diep knows his performance in races will hinge largely on how seriously he has trained. That is why, most mornings, he rises before dawn and hurtles himself up and down the rolling hills here, clocking as many as 15 miles as the sun sneaks over town and the wind turbines around him slice through the cold morning breeze. 

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