Ze’evi trained in the local Judo club in his neighborhood, together with his older brother, Roni, who was the club’s first local gold medal winner in the Israeli Judo Championships.
The report also noted that discussions are ongoing regarding the return of professional sports activities.
Committee representing Olympic, Paralympic and other federations meets with Health Ministry
The marathon is usually scheduled for a Sunday, but was changed for this summer to a Saturday when a venue outside of Tokyo was chosen for the race.
Hoping to attract record number of competitors to Israel, Maccabi World Union doesn't want to conflict with delayed Tokyo Games
The Games were postponed last week and the delay is the first in the 124-year history of the modern Olympics.
Abe was speaking to reporters after a phone call with IOC President Thomas Bach on postponing the Games amid growing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.
Major sporting nations Australia and Canada had already withdrawn on Monday as organizers came under global pressure to postpone the event for the first time in the Olympics' 124-year modern history.
With medal hopes growing, blue-and-white gets Tokyo commitment from 4-time MLB All-Star.
While the International Olympic Committee weighs delaying the 2020 Summer Olympics, Canada withdrew from the Games on Sunday night in a formal announcement asking for a one-year delay.