Paulo Amotun Lokoro

IOC Refugee Olympic Team ROT

Athletics

  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Rio 2016
  • Year of Birth
    1992
Olympic Results

Biography

Paulo Amotun Lokoro

Paulo took care of his family’s cattle prior to fleeing to Kenya in March 2006 in order to escape war and join his mother, who had been at the Kakuma camp since 2004.

While in the Kakuma camp, Paulo went to school and participated in many sports. In 2015, the Tegla Loroupe Foundation came to Kakuma and organised athletics trials. He participated and performed well enough to join the Foundation. He has been there ever since, and competed in the Olympic Games Rio 2016 in the IOC Refugee Olympic Team. 

After Rio, Paulo has represented refugees at a number of international events, including racing for the Athlete Refugee Team at the 5th Asian Indoor Games in 2017, the 2018 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, the 2018 Africa Senior Athletics Championships and the 2019 UNICEF Harmony Marathon in Geneva.

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Rio 2016

#11 h2 r1/3
1,500 metres
1,500 metres Athletics