Trio to Rio: Triplets to Compete Against Each Other at Olympics

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With sports often being a family affair, twins aren’t really that unusual at the Olympics, but this is a first: Identical triplets will be competing against each other this summer at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

Rural Estonian sisters, Leila, Lily, and Liina Luik call themselves the Trio to Rio.  According to The Telegraph, The 30-year-old sisters live separately but train together during the winter months at a training camp in Kenya.

They are expected to qualify for the women’s marathon, but unlikely to win medals — Leila currently has the fastest time, but it’s 15 minutes slower than the Olympic record — still, though, their team spirit is high and their goal is to finish together.

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