Israelis grab 61 medals at Special Olympics in LA

The 2015 Special Olympics World games came to a close in Los Angeles on Sunday night with an emotional ceremony.

Israel’s delegation to the games will return home to a hero’s welcome on Tuesday after winning 61 medals over the past week in California. The Israelis claimed 25 golds, 18 silvers and 18 bronzes.

Athletics was the delegation’s most successful sport, with the Israelis winning 12 medals in the different competitions, one gold, six silvers and five bronzes.


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