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Beijing Olympics ends without a medal for Israel

 


(Israel21c via JNS) — The closing ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing on Sunday brought to an end another Winter Games without a medal for Israel.

Nevertheless, the six athletes representing the Jewish state had some high points to celebrate.

Barnabas Szollos, 23, said at the start that his goal was to be in the top 30. He skied in five events and placed twice in the top 30, twice in the top 20 and once in the top 10, finishing in sixth place in men’s alpine skiing and setting a new Israeli record in that sport. He was just 1.07 seconds away from winning a medal in his fi...



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