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6 time Olympic Medalist.
"This is the happiest moment of my life!"
The future is certainly bright for Israel when it comes to rhythmic gymnastics and there is definitely a global star on the rise in Linoy Ashram.
Zemiro disappoints in marathon finishing 81st out of the 85 runners to complete the race.
By ALLON SINAI, JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
A medal for gymnast Shatilov will be the 8th in Israel’s history, but in many ways, it will also be a first.
By ALLON SINAI
Gymnastics – Individual All-Around: Measuring at 1.83-meters, Shatilov towers above almost all of his competitors.
Rhythmic Gymnastics – Individual All-Around.
None of Zakaluzny, Zholkovsky, Koshel, Palatchy, Buzovski, Shults part of side that finished in 6th place in Beijing in 2008.
19 years ago, 7-year-old David Sender attending Maccabiah Games told his family he would 1 day participate.
25-year-old records a result of 15.166 points in the final to take the bronze medal.
Alex Shatilov cemented his place as one of Israel’s best medal hopes at next summer’s London Olympics, claiming a bronze medal in Floor final.
Rhythmic gymnastics earned the talented Israeli team a bronze medal in the World Cup Championships and the right to compete in the Olympic Games.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Five of the gymnasts, as well as their coach Gerrit Kleerekoper, were Jewish. Only one of those six survived the Holocaust.
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