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Video: Libya's 17-yr-old Olympic Swimming Hopeful

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. She grew up in Malta, and now trains in a rural England -- but 17-year-old Daniah Hagul will be the only woman swimmer representing Libya and the Olympics in Rio:

Video: Olympics Usher in New Era for Libyan Sport

Libya have sent just five athletes to the Olympics, but having a team in London at all is an achievement in itself. Under the rule of Muammar Gaddafi little was done to back sport and the country has never won an olympic medal. Just weeks before these games, the head of the Libyan Olympic Committee […]