Congolese community in Rio cheer for Refugee Olympic athletes

Congolese community in Rio cheer for Refugee Olympic athletes

The first ever refugee Olympic team is taking part in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Congolese Judokas Yolande Mabike and Popole Misenga competed on Wednesday and were watched by members of the Congolese community who cried and celebrated as Yolande lost and Popole won his first round. He lost in the elimination round.