Saturday, 24th March 2018
Article Image

The Athlete Refugee Team

by Press Release
Friday 11th August 2017
Tags  Athlete Refugee Team   |   On   |   On Running
As well as the high profile athletes at the IAAF World Championships there is a small team of athletes who have no country to represent. This is because they have fled their own country and each of these athletes has a very personal story to tell about their journey. 


Swiss Sports Company On support the Athlete Refugee Team worldwide, along with the Kenya-based Tegla Loroupe Peace Foundation. Five of the athletes from the team are currently competing at the World Championships.  
The team uniform, which On created, bears the inscription ‘we are all one’, which was a phrase coined by one of the athletes. A series of films has been created about the athletes. You can watch one here. 
As well as the films there has been a photography project, which has been exhibited at the Eight Club London in Moorgate, with contributions from renowned sports photographers such as Marcus Smith, Alexis Berg and Thomas Stöckli contributed. A charity auction was held earlier this week, with proceeds donated to the Tegla Loroupe Peace Foundation.



Related Articles

Article Image
On Cloud X reviewWe tried out a pair of new On Cloud X and here's what we thought
Article Image
Interview with Chris Thompson at On Clou...We spoke to Chris at the launch for the new On Cloud X
Article Image
Talking CloudflowWe talk to On about their latest shoe - the Cloudflow
Article Image
Chasing a runner's high with OnWe went along to the launch of On's new Cloudflow shoes to learn more about the ...
Article Image
News from ISPOWe bring you some of the highlights from ISPO in Munich
Article Image
New Cloud X shoe launched by OnWe find out more about this new shoe
Article Image
On launch new Cloud X New shoe suitable for road and gym
Article Image
On launches new CloudrushThe new Cloudrush is perfect for speedy runs

Post A Comment

TereréJordan Blood