Yusra nearly drowned in the Aegean Sea when she fled Syria and became a refugee. She steadied a boat with her sister - saving the lives of the people on board. She went on to compete at Rio 2016 and won her swimming heat. We talked to her about her Instagram feed, staying grounded and practical ways people can help refugees.
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Refugee swimmer Yusra Mardini on Instagram distractions, meeting Emma Watson and helping refugees: Youth Olympic Games Podcast