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So far, among others, Israeli athletes have qualified to compete in equestrian show jumping, baseball, shooting and rhythmic gymnastics.
The impossible dream of reaching the Olympics may become a reality for Israel’s national baseball team.
"The cooperation between the Israeli Olympic Committee and the Technion is exceptional and very promising," said Technion President Professor Peretz Lavie.
Sela will become the first Israeli tennis player since 1992 to take part in the men’s singles event at the Olympics.
By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
As long as the Israeli can avoid the Olympic and world champion Teddy Riner, there is no telling how far Sasson can go in Rio.
Hopes of Sanford reaching the semifinals likely depends on him improving his national record of 45.04 seconds.
Back from an injury, Rivkin hopes to improve her game.
Rishony has yet to win a medal at a major competition, but hopes to make her breakthrough on the biggest stage possible – the Olympic Games.
His initial goal in Rio will be to reach the Air Rifle final, which would be a major success.
Though his success was unexpected, Pollack now places in the top eight in the world rankings and holds an important berth as a seed in Rio.
Olshanetskyi looks forward to impressing his competition.
A place in the final is likely beyond him, but just coming close to his achievement from four years ago would be regarded as a great success for the veteran of Israel’s swim team.
Stanford oleh will represent Israel as the country's leading female freestyler.
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