Hrithik Roshan

Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Superstar Hrithik Roshan finds it laudable that a team made up of refugees has been allowed to compete at the Rio Olympics. He has extended his support to swimmer Yusra Mardini.

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On Wednesday night, he tweeted: “It’s incredibly cool to have included displaced sportsmen in Olympics… This time as refugee Olympic team. They don’t have a nation. Let’s all cheer for them.”

“I cheer for Yusra Mardini, a real life hero who saved lives through her swimming and is part of refugee Olympic athletes team,” added the “Mohenjo Daro” actor.

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Mardini competed for the 100 meter butterfly and freestyle heats on Wednesday.