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.
On June 22, 2011, the U.S. Department of State welcomed 10 young Iraqi basketball players and their coaches to the United States.
The State Department had two concurrent bilateral sports exchange programs with Russia in the summer of 2012.
Partnering with USA Swimming, the U.S. State Department brought 13 athletes—12 youth and one coach—to the U.S. for a swimming-focused program.
A group of Kenyan and Nigerian athletes participated in a fast-paced track and field exchange.
Branislava Blagojevic, an A-SMYLE alumna who lived in Colorado during her program, talks about her exchange program experience.