Farid Walizadeh is trying to accomplish in ten months what usually takes five years -- others we have to do something which usually takes several years: preparing for the Olympic Games

Meet Farid Walizadeh, an Afghan refugee living in Portugal. For much of his life, the 22-year-old has had to fight for survival. Now he's fighting to participate in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

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