As you likely know, the city of Aleppo in Syria has been ravaged by civil war of late. But, in spite of that sad situation, a refugee swimmer from that city, Rami Anis, was able to participate in the Summer Olympics on a special team for refugees ... nice!
Though Rami Anis did not make it past the heats of the swimming competition, he was a big crowd pleaser anyway. (I can think of multiple reasons for that.)
Name: Rami Anis
Date of Birth: March 18, 1991 (Pisces)
Hometown: Aleppo, Syria
Height/Weight: 5'10"/172 lbs
Team: Refugee Olympic Team
Events: 100-meter freestyle, 100-meter butterfly