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Open Letter to the International Olympic Committee (IOC)

09.05.2017

Dear friends from The International Olympic Committee,

First of all, I would like to apologize for contacting you through an open letter. It is just a very difficult to reach somebody in the IOC another way.

I hope you will find 5 minutes to read my letter and answer, or connect to somebody who can answer on the matter.

My name is Oleksandra Oliynykova. I am 16 years old.

I am a recognized refugee since fleeing from Ukraine to Croatia in 2011 (given a refugee status in 2012). At the moment I reside in Croatia and play under Croatian flag, though I do not have Croatian citizenship as a refugee.

I am a junior sportsperson – I play tennis.
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