Peres calls Ze'evi, consoles him over Olympics loss

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August 2, 2012 17:53

 
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President Shimon Peres on Thursday called Arik Ze'evi to console him on missing out on an Olympic medal. Peres, who experienced more than a few hard knocks in his long political career, told the Israeli judoka: "Arik don't let your spirits sag. People who win sometimes have to take a heavy blow."

Peres emphasized how much pride and honor Zeevi  had brought to Israel in the past and added that the true test was not to give in to depression. "Take care of yourself. Look after your dignity. We're all proud of you. Don’t give up. Stay strong," Peres said.

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