Guer Marial, South Sudan's first Olympian

Aug 14, 2012, 05:52 AM, London, Greater London, England

Guer Marial, the marathon runner who competed under the Olympic flag as he is stateless having fled the Sudanese civil war when he was 8 years old, speaks to ST after running in London 2012.

Now living in the United States, Guer was granted last minute permission to compete as an independent athlete by the International Olympic Association.