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Israel names London Paralympics lineup
Israeli Paralympic Committee, Wingate Institute's Elite Sports Unit choose team of top 25 athletes that will compete in nine sports

The Israel Paralympic Committee and the Elite Sport Unit at the Wingate Institute have named the members of Israel's Paralympic team for the London Olympics. A total of 25 athletes will compete in nine different sports.

 

On July 9, President Shimon Peres will host the Paralympians, along with the members of Israel's Olympic delegation, in a special ceremony.

 

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Here is a list of the athletes who will attempt to capture Paralympic gold for Israel, by sport:

 

Cycling: Kobi Leon, Nati Gruberg, Pascal Bercowitz

 

Rowing: Moran Samuel, Reuven Magnagey, Olga Sokolov

 


דורון שזירי. ייצג את ישראל בקליעה במשחקים הפראלימפיים (צילום: אורן אהרוני)

Sharpshooter Doron Shaziri (Photo: Oren Aharoni)  

 

Wheelchair tennis: Shraga Weinberg, Boaz Kramer, Noam Gershoni, Kobi Weiner

 

Ping-pong: Shai Saida, Liran Geva

 

Marathon: Gadi Yarkoni, Elon Brachfeld (guide), Revital Almagor (guide)

 

Sharpshooting: Doron Shaziri

 

Equestrian: Yonathan Dressler

 

Sailing: Dror Cohen, Arnon Efrati, Benny Vexsler, Shimon Ben Yaacov, Hagar Zehavi

 

Swimming: Yitzhak Mamistvalov, Inbal Pizaro, Iyad Shalabi, Inbal Ganful Schwartz, Erel Halevi, Yoav Valinsky

 

 

 


פרסום ראשון: 06.26.12, 06:59
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