Sportswear Brand On Champions a Refugee Athlete Through Powerful Story of Resilience and Belonging

The Right to Race tells the story of a runner from South Sudan looking to compete in Switzerland

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Dominic Lokinyomo Lobalu was orphaned at the age of nine in South Sudan, setting him on a journey that would take him from his wartorn country to seek asylum in Geneva, Switzerland. Swiss sportswear brand On is sponsoring the long-distance runner, who has taken first place at competitions in Stockholm and Geneva.

On tells Lobalu’s story in a new short documentary released on World Refugee Day (June 20). “The Right to Race” follows Lobalu’s efforts to represent Switzerland in the World Athletics Championship.



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