Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Jewish Olympians 2008




Are you like me? You cheer for your countrymen and countrywomen at the Olympics, but you cannot help but also cheer for the M.O.T. , no matter what country he or she is competing for? Well to make your life easier here is a list of M.O.T.s who are going to be at the games and their respective countries and events.
GO Team USA.
GO TEAM JEW!


This baseball mezuzah is from Quest... and click the pic below to read about the mezuzah at the Olympic village.




United States
Fencing, Women Sada Jacobson, sabre
Kayaking Rami Zur, 500-meter individual
Swimming, Men Jason Lezak, 100-meter freestyle, relays
Garrett Weber-Gale, 100 freestyle, relays
Ben Wildman-Tobriner, 50 freestyle, relays
Swimming, Women Dara Torres, 50-meter freestyle, relays
Track and Field, Women Deena Kastor, marathon
Israel
Artistic Gymnastics, Men Alex Shatilov, all-around
Canoeing, Men Michael Koganov, K-1 500 and 1000 meters
Fencing, Men Tomer Or, foil
Fencing, Women Dalilah Hatuel, foil Noam Mills, epee
Judo, Men Ariel Ze’evi, 100 kg Gal Yekutiel, 60 kg
Judo, Women Alice Schlezinger, 63 kg
Rhythmic Gymnastics, Individual Ira Risenzon, Neta Rivkin
Rhythmic Gymnastics, Team Kayta Pizatzki, Racheli Vidgorcheck, Maria Savnakov, Alona Dvorinchenko, Veronica Witberg
Sailing, Men Gidi Klinger and Udi Gal, 470 Shahar Tzuberi, windsurfing
Sailing, Women Vered Buskila and Nika Kornitzky, 470
Nufar Eledman, laser radial
Ma’ayan Davidovich, windsurfing
Shooting Doron Egozi, 50-meter rifle 3, 10-meter air rifle
Gil Simkovich, 50-meter rifle 3, 50-meter rifle prone
Guy Starik, 50-meter rifle prone
Swimming, Men Itay Chama, 200-meter breaststroke
Gal Nevo, 200 and 400 individual medley
Guy Barnea, 100 breaststroke
Tom Be’eri, 100 and 200 breaststroke
Allon Mandel, 100 and 200 butterfly
Nimrod Shapira Bar-Or, 200 freestyle
Swimming, Women Anya Gostamelsky, 50 and 100 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 100 butterfly
Synchronized Swimming Anastasia Gloushkov and Ina Yoffe, duet
Taekwondo Bat-El Getterer, 57 kg
Tennis, Men Andy Ram and Yoni Erlich, doubles
Tennis, Women Shahar Peer, singles Tzipora Obziler, doubles with Peer
Track and Field, Men Alex Averbukh, pole vault
Niki Palli, long jump
Haile Satayin, marathon
Itai Magidi, 3000-meter steeplechase
Argentina
Hockey, Women Gisele Kanevsky
Judo, Women Daniela Krakower
Swimming, Men Damian Blaum
Table Tennis Pablo Tabachnik
Weightlifting, Women Nora Koppel
Table Tennis David Zalcberg
Austria
SwimmingBaseball Adam Stern
Wrestling David Zilberman, 96 kg Ari Taub, 120
Tennis, Men Nicolas Massu
Great Britain
Rowing Josh West

1 comment:

Barbara Forbes-Lyons said...

Actually, it's Sada Jacobson, not Sara! :-)