CCTV America: ‘An Olympic swimmer from Suriname gets ready for Rio’

Renzo Tjon A Joe is from the smallest country in South America and going to the biggest sports competition on the planet. The 2016 Summer Olympics.

While the Olympic medal count is usually dominated by the world’s larger nations, the Games are equally as important for smaller countries. If Renzo wins a medal there are high hopes Suriname will finally get its first Olympic-sized swimming pool. It might even be named after him.