The event was moved to London after Malaysia refused to let Israelis compete.
Speaking at Cambridge Union, Mahathir Mohamad said that he would invade Israel if he could.
Award-winning Polish swim coach Bart Kizierowski vows not to train Malaysian athletes if Israelis are banned from their country.
Mahathir said that Malaysia has the right “to voice our own feelings and to have our own policies.”
Member of Parliament Michael Danby called on Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to host the Paralympics swimmers in Australia instead.
Days after vowing to bar Israelis, Malaysia reaffirms ban on athletes for event.
It was the 21st medal in the illustrious career of the 31-year-old Israeli swimmer.
The London Marathon dubbed him #SpiritofLondon award winner for 2018, and despite not winning any official medals, he received numerous donation medals from spectators and supporters.
Depending on the passenger’s immune status, he or she should be vaccinated against hepatitis A, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis, chickenpox, mumps and measles.
Despite Israel’s Paralympic success and reputation in rehabilitation through sports, specialized racing wheelchairs are not available in the country, so De Pilosof imported it himself.