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Israel’s rhythmic gymnastics coach raps Olympic politics, poor training conditions

JTA News & Features | Posted: Monday, August 22, 2016 2:37 pm

JERUSALEM — The coach of Israel’s rhythmic gymnastics team said that she never expected to win a medal, citing poor training conditions and politics as two reasons.

Ira Vigdorchik, whose contract with the national team expired at the end of the Olympics, told Israel’s Channel 2 that since Israel does not have a judge in the International Gymnastics Federation, there is no “neutralization of subjectivity.”

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