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Athlete Prepares to Be First Iraqi to Compete in Winter Olympics

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Athlete Prepares to Be First Iraqi to Compete in Winter Olympics

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Athlete Prepares to Be First Iraqi to Compete in Winter Olympics

Athlete Prepares to Be First Iraqi to Compete in Winter Olympics

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Iraqi Athlete Faisal Ghazi, a novice skeleton sled competitor, hopes to represent his country in the next winter Olympics. No Iraqi athlete has ever competed in the winter games.