The Syrian refugee aiming to become an Olympic swimmer

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Eid Aljazairli could not swim when he arrived in Britain from Damascus in 2016. Now he aims for Olympic glory

Once upon a time, water was Eid Aljazairli’s greatest adversary, a vast expanse that stood between him and a life in Europe. Now, it sustains his greatest ambition.

Aljazairli was a non-swimmer when he fled Damascus and took his chances on a small, barely seaworthy vessel that took him across the Mediterranean. Now he spends four hours each day in a swimming pool and dreams of making it to the Olympics.

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