Samsung Delivers 12,500 Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition Phones to Rio 2016 Olympians

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Just days before the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Worldwide Olympic Partner in the Wireless Communications Equipment, in collaboration with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) presented 12,500 Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition mobile phones to athletes competing in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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The commemorative smartphones are meant to help Olympians enhance their experiences in Rio and communicate with friends and family around the world more conveniently.

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South Sudan, the newest country to be recognized by the IOC, will have their first-ever Olympic team competing this year in Rio. It is a moment of great pride for the entire nation and for South Sudanese athletes like Margret Rumat Rumat Hassan, who now have the opportunity to compete under their nation's flag for the very first time.

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