Having fled from war, the young woman competed in the 100 free style in the 100 butterfly. A year ago she almost died in the Aegean Sea during a crossing.
Syrian Bishop Urges West To Stop Accepting Refugees, Focus Efforts on Ending War: ‘You’re Only Hurting Us’
Girls who survived what activists said was a ground-to-ground missile attack by forces of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, hold hands at Aleppo's Bab al-Hadeed district April 7, 2015. REUTERS/Abdalrhman