Namer Wolf, the Paralympic champion that reigned supreme throughout the 80s, has passed away at 70 years old.
Asaf Yasur, who lost both his hands after a terrible, life-threatening electrocution accident before his 13th birthday, won the gold and title of champion for the Men’s under-58 kilogram.
Pascale Bercovitch made aliyah from France at age 17 with no money, no friends, and no legs. That didn't stop her at all.
Soon, these elite athletes will resume high-level training for the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad, Paris, 2024. And as usual, most of the training will take place out of sight.
“You brought the whole people of Israel some extremely happy and moving moments," President Herzog told the 33 Paralympic athletes.
Israeli news highlights from the past two weeks.
Let's reflect on the achievements of our Paralympian athletes, who this Sunday concluded their participation in the Tokyo Games.
Israeli-Arab swimmer Iyad Shalabi won a second gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympic Games on Thursday, in the 50-meter backstroke.
Jewish American Ian Seidenfeld, just 20 years old, upset the world No. 1 to win gold in table tennis at the Tokyo Paralympics on Saturday.
Israeli swimmers Ami Omer Dadaon and Mark Malyar won Israel a gold and a bronze medal on Monday.