Judokan Ariel Zeevi
and windsurfers Shahar Zubari
and Lee Korzits are being pinned as Israel’s best hopes for medals at the upcoming 2012 Olympic Games in London.
The Olympic Committee of Israel recently approved its list of 38 athletes to compete at the Summer Olympics.
The Committee also said that Zubari, who won the bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics in 2008, will be Israel’s flag bearer at this month’s Games.
The Israeli representatives include:
Judo – Ariel Zeevi, Golan Pollack, Iosef Palelashvili, Artyom Arshansky, Alice Schlesinger
Athletics – Zohar Zemiro, Donald Sanford
Badminton – Misha Zilberman
Artistic Individual All-around Gymnastics – Alexander Shatilov, Felix Aronovich, Valeria Maksiuta
Artistic Gymnastics (team) – Marina Schultz, Eliora Zolokovski , Victoria Koshel, Polyana Zakolzani , Moran Bozovski, Noa PalchiRhythmic Individual All-around Gymnastics – Neta Rivkin
470 Sailing – Gideon Kliger and Eran Sela; Vered Buskila and Gil Cohen
Swimming – Nimrod Shapira Bar-Or, Imri Ganiel, Jonathan Koplev, Gal Nevo, Yakov-Yan Toumarkin, Amit Ivry
10 meter Rifle Shooting – Sergy Richter
Pole Vault – Jillian Schwartz
Sailboard – Shahar Zubari, Lee Korzits
Laser Radial Sailing – Nufar Edelman
Synchronized Swimming – Anastasia Gloushkov and Inna Yoffe
Tennis – Shahar Peer, Andy Ram and Jonathan Erlich
For news, features, videos and background information on the athletes, please visit olympics.israel21c.org.