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Myanmar swimmer ditches Olympic dream to protest junta violence

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BANGKOK: A Myanmar swimmer has abandoned his dream of competing at the Tokyo Olympics in protest at the junta ruling his homeland, saying that taking part would be “propaganda” for the regime. Win Htet Oo is one of Myanmar’s top swimmers but in early April, the 26-year-old said he was no longer …

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BANGKOK: A Myanmar swimmer has abandoned his dream of competing at the Tokyo Olympics in protest at the junta ruling his homeland, saying that taking part would be “propaganda” for the regime.

Win Htet Oo is one of Myanmar’s top swimmers but in early April, the 26-year-old said he was no longer …
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