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Why isn't Somalia in the Olympics this year?

Asked by somalia4ever (841points) August 20th, 2008
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marinelife's avatar

They are:

“Despite staggering disadvantages, the impoverished Horn of Africa nation has managed to send a small number of competitors to the last half-dozen Olympics. This year their team is 10-strong.”

wilhel1812's avatar

might be the war.

jjd2006's avatar

Somalia entered 155th at the opening ceremony in Beijing:

They have two athletes at this year’s Olympic games!

Somalia4ever, I’m loving your Fluther name. :)

somalia4ever's avatar

Oh wow! I watched the whole opening ceremony and have been following the olympics but haven’t heard about Somalia. I must have missed it. Thanks!

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