Timorese athletes arrive at the Olympics on the wings of hope

Olympian athletes from Timor Leste

Two young people from Timor-Leste are carrying the hopes of their island nation at the 2012 Olympics in London.

Augusto Ramos Soares and Juventina Napoleao both will compete in the marathon.

As their country's only representatives at the world's most prestigious sporting event, they are already stars in the eyes of the Timorese people.

Dianne Penn reports.

Duration: 2’07″

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