Israeli’s Olympic prospects are in doubt due to an eye infection. Arik Ze’evi, a heavyweight European Judo champion, was not among the Israeli delegation that set off Monday for the Athens Games. Trainers said a combination of the flu and a persistent eye infection were keeping Ze’evi home, but that every means would be tried to get him ready for the Olympics.
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