Sports Visitor Program

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A Russian visitor tries to deke a Washington Pride goalie.

Russian Hockey Players Come to the U.S.

Russian youth ice hockey players and coaches traveled to the U.S. for a two-week sports exchange program.

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Mongolian Wrestlers pose with Hugh Dugan of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations after training with Jonas Serrano of Phyt Condition in New York City.

Sports Visitors: Mongolian Wrestlers

Partnering with USA Wrestling, the U.S. State Department brought members of the Mongolian men’s and women’s national freestyle wrestling teams and their coaches to New York.

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The participants practice ball skills with Brett Issacson of One-on-One Basketball.

Iraqi Basketball Players Visit the United States

On June 22, 2011, the U.S. Department of State welcomed 10 young Iraqi basketball players and their coaches to the United States.

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Despite their different backgrounds and homes, the swimmers communicate well during practice.

American Swimmers Travel to Russia

The State Department had two concurrent bilateral sports exchange programs with Russia in the summer of 2012.

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