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3 medal weekend at Paralympics
Posted By Viva Sarah Press On September 2, 2012 @ 3:59 am In | No Comments
Swimmer Inbal Pezaro gave the Israeli delegation a great start at the London 2012 Paralympic Games at the Aquatics Center, winning two bronze medals in her first two events.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu congratulated Pezaro on his Facebook page, writing: “A good start for the Israeli delegation, and good luck to the rest of the athletes later on.”
Another podium standing came from swimmer Izhak Mamistvalov, who won a bronze medal in the 200-meter freestyle heat. Mamistvalov – who took two golds and a silver at the Athens Games – touched the wall 0.01 seconds before fellow Israeli swimmer Iad Shalabi to take the medal.
Pezaro and Mamistvalov still have two more races ahead of them.
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