Guor Marial
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Guor Marial

Guor Marial
South Sudanese marathon runner Guor Marial smiles as he arrives at Heathrow Airport. His country is the world’s newest and does not have an Olympic team, so Marial is competing under the International Olympic Committee flag. (Andrew Cowie / AFP / Getty Images)
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South Sudanese marathon runner Guor Marial, middle right, is welcomed by his coach Brad Poore, left, as he arrives in London. (Andre Cowie / AFP / Getty Images)
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Sudanese marathon runner Guor Marial is interviewed at Heathrow. (Andrew Cowie / AFP / Getty Images)
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Guor Marial, 28, does jumping jacks on a soccer field in Flagstaff, Ariz., where he lives. The Sudanese refugee will be competing in the men’s marathon at the Olympics as an independent athlete. (Felicia Fonseca / Associated Press)
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Guor Marial, left, ran for Iowa State in college. He attended high school in Concord, N.H., after fleeing his war-torn birth country.  (NIrmaendu Majumdar / Associated Press)
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