Photographer: Omar haj kadour
Title: The Syrian Camps Olympic Games
Location: syriy
Period: 08/2021 - 08/2021
Category: Spot News

As Tokyo hosted their long awaited Olympic Games of 2020, the Violet Organisation began hosting their own version of the traditional games. The humanitarian organisation brought together 120 displaced Syrian children from 12 camps across the Idlib province.

The young athletes where transported by bus to a field next to the Yamman camp, located on the outskirts of the city of Idlib, where they took part in a number of Olympic style games. From athletics to martial arts, and football, the children tried their best to achieve a podium finish.



Camp Olympics 2020

This aerial view shows young athletes gathered across a field at a camp for displaced Syrians during the so-called Camp Olympics 2020 in the town of Fuaa in the northwestern Syrian last major rebel bastion of Idlib on August 7 2021 as 120 boys from 12 different camps gather for their own version of the Olympic games at the end of the Tokyo Olympics The Idlib region is home to nearly three million people two-thirds of them displaced from other parts of the country during the ten-year-old conflict br

Camp Olympics 2020

This aerial view shows young athletes gathered across a field at a camp for displaced Syrians during the so-called Camp Olympics 2020 in the town of Fuaa in the northwestern Syrian last major rebel bastion of Idlib on August 7 2021 as 120 boys from 12 different camps gather for their own version of the Olympic games at the end of the Tokyo Olympics The Idlib region is home to nearly three million people two-thirds of them displaced from other parts of the country during the ten-year-old conflict br

karate

Displaced Syrian boys in karate outfits warm up during the so-called Camp Olympics 2020 in the town of Fuaa in the northwestern Syrian last major rebel bastion of Idlib on August 7 2021 as 120 boys from 12 different camps gather for their own version of the Olympic games at the end of the Tokyo Olympics The Idlib region is home to nearly three million people two-thirds of them displaced from other parts of the country during the ten-year-old conflict br

karate

Displaced Syrian boys in karate outfits square off against each other during the so-called Camp Olympics 2020 in the town of Fuaa in the northwestern Syrian last major rebel bastion of Idlib on August 7 2021 as 120 boys from 12 different camps gather for their own version of the Olympic games at the end of the Tokyo Olympics The Idlib region is home to nearly three million people two-thirds of them displaced from other parts of the country during the ten-year-old conflict br

jump

A displaced Syrian boy lands on household mattresses as he performs a jump during the so-called Camp Olympics 2020 in the town of Fuaa in the northwestern Syrian last major rebel bastion of Idlib on August 7 2021 as 120 boys from 12 different camps gather for their own version of the Olympic games at the end of the Tokyo Olympics The Idlib region is home to nearly three million people two-thirds of them displaced from other parts of the country during the ten-year-old conflict

jump

A displaced Syrian boy lands on household mattresses as he performs a jump during the so-called Camp Olympics 2020 in the town of Fuaa in the northwestern Syrian last major rebel bastion of Idlib on August 7 2021 as 120 boys from 12 different camps gather for their own version of the Olympic games at the end of the Tokyo Olympics The Idlib region is home to nearly three million people two-thirds of them displaced from other parts of the country during the ten-year-old conflict

horses context

Displaced Syrian children run with cutout of horse heads during the so-called Camp Olympics 2020 in the town of Fuaa in the northwestern Syrian last major rebel bastion of Idlib on August 7 2021 as 120 boys from 12 different camps gather for their own version of the Olympic games at the end of the Tokyo Olympics The Idlib region is home to nearly three million people two-thirds of them displaced from other parts of the country during the ten-year-old conflict br

javelin

Displaced children compete in javelin throwing during the 2020 Tent Olympics in Al Foah in the northwestern Syrian last major rebel bastion of Idlib on August 7 2021 as 120 boys from 12 different camps gather for their own version of the Olympic games at the end of the Tokyo Olympics The Idlib region is home to nearly three million people two-thirds of them displaced from other parts of the country during the ten-year-old conflict

sand jumping

Displaced children compete in sand jumping during the 2020 Tent Olympics in Al Foah in the northwestern Syrian last major rebel bastion of Idlib on August 7 2021 as 120 boys from 12 different camps gather for their own version of the Olympic games at the end of the Tokyo Olympics The Idlib region is home to nearly three million people two-thirds of them displaced from other parts of the country during the ten-year-old conflict

Camp Olympics 2020

A child holds a banner with the name of the camp he represents during the Tents Olympiad 2020 in the town of Al Foah in the northwestern Syrian last major rebel bastion of Idlib on August 7 2021 as 120 boys from 12 different camps gather for their own version of the Olympic games at the end of the Tokyo Olympics The Idlib region is home to nearly three million people two-thirds of them displaced from other parts of the country during the ten-year-old conflict

coronation

Displaced Syrian boys stand on the podium after winning medals duirng the so-called Camp Olympics 2020 in the town of Fuaa in the northwestern Syrian last major rebel bastion of Idlib on August 7 2021 as 120 boys from 12 different camps gather for their own version of the Olympic games at the end of the Tokyo Olympics The Idlib region is home to nearly three million people two-thirds of them displaced from other parts of the country during the ten-year-old conflict br

Camp Olympics 2020

This aerial view shows young athletes gathered across a field at a camp for displaced Syrians during the so-called Camp Olympics 2020 in the town of Fuaa in the northwestern Syrian last major rebel bastion of Idlib on August 7 2021 as 120 boys from 12 different camps gather for their own version of the Olympic games at the end of the Tokyo Olympics The Idlib region is home to nearly three million people two-thirds of them displaced from other parts of the country during the ten-year-old conflict br