Special Olympics: Israel wins 3 more golds
Sunday's success takes Israel's total medal tally in the Special Olympics to 14.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
October 8, 2007 01:24
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Israel's Special Olympians continued to rack up the medals on Sunday, claiming three golds, three silvers and one bronze in Shanghai.
Mati Oren finished first in the 400 meter individual medley and also won a silver medal in the 200 I.M. Judoka Oren Kaner and cyclist Idan Shalon also claimed gold medals on Sunday. Barak Levav and Ori Shiler won silver medals in the judo events and swimmer Ela Zohar finished in third position in the 400m freestyle.
Sunday's success' takes Israel's total medal tally in the Special Olympics to 14 (four gold, six silver and four bronze).
Almost 7,500 Special Olympics athletes with intellectual disabilities are taking part in the 11 day long games which will end on October 11.