With Israel’s first Olympic medal since 2008, PM Netanyahu calls to congratulate Yarden Gerbion, on her bronze medal in the women’s under-63 kg judo competition at the Rio Games.
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu congratulated Yarden Gerbi on Wednesday morning for her bronze-medal win at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday in the women’s under-63 kilogram judo competition.
“Congratulations, you played it big time,” Netanyahu said. “We are all proud of you, you gave the whole country a wonderful feeling. Really, it’s a a great achievement.”
“You’re an Olympian!” he exclaimed, before taking the opportunity to extend his well-wishes to the rest of the Israeli delegation in Rio, and to express confidence that the team will bring more results. Continue Reading »