Six athletes compited in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil representing the refugee's for the first time. They compited under the Olympic Flag and were called Olympic Refugee Athletes. For the men Yiech Biel (800m), James Chiengjiek (400m), Yonas Kinde (Marathon) and Paulo Lokoro (1500m); and for the women Anjelina Lohalith (1500m) and Rose Lokonyen (800m).
Five athletes travelled to Ashgabat, Turkmenistan to take part on the games. Due to the event being continental games, they compited under the Olympic Flag and were called Olympic Refugee Athletes again. They were Yiech Biel (800m), Gai Nyang (800m), Paulo Lokoro (1500m), Ukuk Utho'o Bul (3000m) and Wiyual Puok Deng (400m)
London, United Kingdom hold the 2017 world championships. Five athletes traveled there to compite: Ahmed Bashir Farah (800m), Dominic Lokinyomo Lobalu (1500m), Kadar Omar Abdullah (5000m), and two women: Anjelina Lohalith (1500m) and Rose Lokonyen (800m).
Hosted in Asaba, Nigeria, the event saw the biggest refugee athletes team ever compiting. Yiech Pur Biel, Joseph Elia Ernesto and James Chiengjiek in 800m; Paulo Amotun Lokoro in 1500m; Dominic Lokinyomo Lobalu and Ukuk Otho'o Bul in 5000m; and Chajen Dang in javelin.
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- "IAAF: 4x800 Metres Relay Startlist - IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017 - iaaf.org". iaaf.org.
- "IAAF: Athlete Refugee Team - Countries - IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 - iaaf.org". iaaf.org.
- Final Entries - Athletes List by event. European Athletics Championships 2018, Berlin/GER
- Marathon Men Final Results - European Athletics Championships 2018, Berlin/GER