Island Games 2017 kick off in Sweden's Gotland

More than 2,000 athletes have converged on a remote Swedish territory for the World Island Games 2017. Twenty-three islands are represented. For many taking part it was a mission just to get to Gotland.

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    More than 2,000 athletes have converged on a remote Swedish territory for the World Island Games 2017. Twenty-three islands are represented.

    For many taking part it was a mission just to get to Gotland.

    Al Jazeera's Paul Rhys reports from Gotland.


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