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Israeli Paralympic swimmer breaks world record by 6 seconds

The event was moved to London after Malaysia refused to let Israelis compete.

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Seven-year old Israeli girl drowns on vacation in Greece

The Israeli Consulate in Athens, Greece is aiding the girl's family and helping to transport the body back to Israel for burial.

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3-year-old almost drowns in Eilat, paramedics perform CPR

The toddler is now at Yoseftal Hospital where she is in a critical condition.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF , ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV
27/07/2019
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Med student Andi Murez ready to jump into pool for Israel at Worlds

Murez swam at Stanford University on a scholarship as she continued to hone her skills.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
19/07/2019
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Water safety for summer

Parents should not be on their phones or distracted during bath time, swim time or beach time, as accidents can be silent and deadly.

This week in Jerusalem: Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs

As the plan to drastically transform the entrance of the city moves into its next stage of implementation, prepare for significant impact on incoming and outgoing traffic.

13/06/2019
Record number of women participate in special needs Swimathon

Over the past 10 years, NIS 4 million has been raised for Sadnat Shiluv, a special needs integrated group home in Gevaot, located in the West Bank.

Boys leap into a public swimming pool in Baghdad,
Teach your child to swim

Someone should really launch a campaign under the heading of “Save a Child’s Life by Teaching Him/Her to Swim.”

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Golden day for Israel’s Special Olympics delegation in Abu Dhabi

Then came the news of another gold medal for the Israeli delegation, thanks to a pair of bowlers – Aran Bar-Peled and Shoshana Nadav – who came in first place in doubles bowling.

By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
18/03/2019
ISRAELI SWIMMERS Gilad Kalishov (left) and Avital Naveh (right) pose with the medals that they won
Israel’s Special Olympians off to tremendous start in Dubai

On Saturday, 39-year-old Avital Naveh won a gold medal in the women’s 100-meter individual medley. It was the 2nd medal for Naveh following her bronze in the women’s 100-meter backstroke on Friday.

By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
17/03/2019
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