Olympic interloper group swimmer Yusra Mardini to Hrithik Roshan: Thanks for a support

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Eighteen-year-old Syrian swimmer Yusra Mardini, who participated in a just-concluded 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, thanked Hrithik Roshan for his support on amicable media, on Sunday.

Yusra Mardini (L), Hrithik Roshan (R). Images from Twitter; IBNYusra Mardini (L), Hrithik Roshan (R). Images from Twitter; IBN

Yusra Mardini (L), Hrithik Roshan (R). Images from Twitter; IBN

Mardini, who ranked 41st among a 45 competitors in her competition during a Games, fled Syria in Aug 2015, after her home was destroyed.

The vessel she and her sister (along with several other refugees) done their shun on, began to teeter in a Aegean Sea after a engine unsuccessful — Mardini and a few others who could swim, pushed a vessel for scarcely 5 km until it reached shore.

Mardini, who has been vital in Germany, had been training for a Olympics there and was selected as one of a athletes in a Refugee Olympic Team. She competed in a 100-meter freestyle and a 100-meter moth events.

Hrithik Roshan had tweeted his support of Mardini and others in a interloper team:

Mardini responded with: