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    Israel took home six medals from the Paralympic Games in Beijing. The team finished 53rd in the medal standings with five silvers — three by swimmer Inbal Pezaro — and a bronze. Closing ceremonies were held Wednesday. The host country China finished with 211 medals, including 89 golds, to lead the pack, with Great Britain… More ▸

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    An Israeli rower took a bronze medal in the Beijing Paralympics Games. Eli Nawi finished third in the men’s single sculls-A event on Thursday in a time of 5 minutes, 39.11 seconds. The event was making its debut at the Paralympics. Israel now has three silver medals and one bronze in the 2008 Games. In… More ▸

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    Israeli shooter Doron Shaziri earned Israel its third silver medal of the 2008 Beijing Paralympics. Shaziri, who won two bronze medals in Athens in 2004, finished second Wednesday in the men’s R7-50m free rifle 3×40 SH1. Shaziri, a former sniper for the Israeli army, lost a leg in Lebanon in 1987 after stepping on a… More ▸

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    Windsurfer Shahar Zubari won Israel’s first medal of the Beijing Olympics. Zubari clinched third place and the bronze medal in the men’s RS:X by finishing second in Wednesday’s medal race in Qingdao. The 2008 world champion, Tom Ashley of New Zealand, won gold with 52 overall points, one point better than silver medalist Julien Bontemps… More ▸

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    An Israeli kayaker and two windsurfers are still in the race for medals in Beijing. Israeli kayaker Michael Kolganov on Tuesday won heat 4 of the men’s 500-meter kayak singles at the Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park. “I’ve surprised myself,” he said. “I took bronze in Sydney but I’m in the same shape as I was… More ▸