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Ridiculed Ethiopian Swimmer to Compete at the World Swimming Championships

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The best is yet to come. Ethiopia’s ridiculed ‘swimmer’ said he has not given up on his swimming career yet despite ridiculed mercilessly by critics for his embarrassing body shape and performance at Rio Olympics.

By Reuters,

After being ridiculed because of his body shape in the recently concluded Rio Olympics, Ethiopian swimmer Robel Kiros Habte [aka Robel the Whale] has not given up on his swimming career.

Critics took to social media to lambaste Robel for being chunky in his mid section, with some saying that he only qualified because his father is the president and founder of the Ethiopia Swimming Federation. Continue reading Ridiculed Ethiopian Swimmer to Compete at the World Swimming Championships