11 Israeli athletes to compete in Olympics' 2nd day

Athletes to compete in tennis, swimming, judo and gymnastics as the London 2012 Olympic games continue.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 29, 2012 10:22
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The Israeli delegation at the 2012 London Olympics

The Israeli delegation at the 2012 London Olympics 370 (R). (photo credit: Fabrizio Bensch / Reuters)

Eleven Israeli athletes are set to compete in Olympic games on Sunday.

In tennis,

Israeli athletes bowed out of Olympic competition early on Saturday, but not before Judoka Tommy Arshansky impressed by advancing further than expected in his Olympics debut.

In the first competition featuring an Israeli athlete, swimmer Gal Nevo finished a disappointing tenth in the Olympic men's swimming 400m individual medley with a time of 4:14.77, failing to qualify for the next round. Nevo placed behind Kosuke Hagino (Japan) and Thiago Pereira (Brazil) in Heat 3.

Alon Sinai contributed to this report.


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