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Israel’s judo Olympic medalists return home to hero’s welcome

JTA News & Features | Posted: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 1:00 pm

Hundreds of fans showed up at Ben-Gurion Airport to welcome home Israel’s Olympic medal-winning judokas Monday night (Aug. 15).

Entering the arrivals hall at the international airport near Tel Aviv, Yarden Gerbi and Ori Sasson were showered with flowers. Supporters waved flags, sang patriotic songs and held up pictures and posters of the athletes. The athletes stopped frequently on their way through the airport for selfies and hugs.

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