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The Israeli wheelchair basketball team won gold at the Maccabiah.
not only from Americans, but also from Israeli and British basketball players, due to the small number of athletes who managed to take part in the games.
“Originally we had a team of six people, but two of them left for the World Championships in Thailand, and one was left due to COVID,” said Moshe Krim, a member of the American team.
In order to ensure a sufficient number of athletes, the Israeli delegation sent its players to the US team.
Last month, wheelchair basketball briefly came to the attention of the American the English public after ESPN showed a three-point shot by Israeli Alon Dorron, who plays for the combined team of the United States, in the last minute.
We've all seen the incredible shot that made SportsCenter's Top Ten Plays. Read about the journey that Israel's Wheelchair Basketball team took to achieve their gold medal dream!https://t.co/eZwKMzZmua
— MaccabiUSA (@MaccabiUSA) August 5, 2022
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