Sunday 18 March 2018 / 04:30 PM


Samsung has encapsulated the Olympic spirit with their stirring new commercial ahead of the Rio Games.

African nation South Sudan, ravaged by war, will be represented by athletes at the Olympics for the first time this year.

Samsung’s ad features the journey of South Sudanese 400-metre runner Margret Rumat Rumar Hassan, who has risen above the violence, cruelty and corruption her people have faced since gaining independence from Sudan in 2011.

They may be peddling another flashy product, but Samsung get top marks for this truly inspirational production.

[YouTube – Samsung Mobile]

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