Four Israeli Maccabiah medalists are calling for the leader of the Jewish sports organization to step down during an inquiry into the 1997 bridge collapse at the Maccabiah games. The collapse killed four Australian athletes and injured dozens of others. During a special Knesset inquiry into the collapse, the Israeli athletes turned in their medals to underscore their protest.
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