Jillian Schwartz (right) and Donald Sanford (photo credit: Aaron Kalman/Times of Israel)
Finally, it’s time for track and field
On Saturday the Israeli atheletes will enter the Olympic stadium, while seven sailors and windsurfers challenge the waves at Weymouth and Portland.
Jillian Shwartz will compete in the pole vault for the blue-and-white for the first time. The Olympian’s first appearance at the Summer Games was in Athens 2004, under the red-blue-and-white flag of the USA.
- Athletics: Jillian Schwartz will try to pass the qualifying round in the pole vault, between 10:20am-1pm. Donald Sanford will run in the 400m dash qualifying sprint, at 10:35am.
- Sailing: Shahar Tzuberi and Lee Kurzits will sail races 7 and 8, Gil Cohen and Vered Buskila will enter races 3 and 4, Gideon Kliger and Eran Sela will compete in races 5 and 6, while Nofar Edelman wraps up her races with numbers 9 and 10. All will be on the water between 12-6pm.
Source: Times of Israel
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