MSUToday
Published: July 8, 2016

An American, a Libyan, a Spartan, an Olympian

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When athletes qualify to compete in the Olympic Games, it represents years of hard work, dedication, passion, and commitment to their chosen sport. For Mohamed Hrezi (Full-Time MBA ‘18), it’s something more: an opportunity to pay homage to his heritage, family’s history, and culture. On August 21, Hrezi will represent Libya in the Olympic marathon as the country’s sole runner in all track and field events, competing alongside runners from the place he calls home: the United States.

Read more about this story from the Eli Broad College of Business.

MBA student Mohamed Hrezi will represent Libya in the Olympic marathon. Photo courtesy of the Eli Broad College of Business.

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