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From Russia, With Gold

Israelis look to immigrants to score big at the Olympics.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/sports/article/from_russia_with_gold_20000915

Athletes from the former Soviet Union have transformed the Israeli Olympics sports scene. About one-third of the Israeli team in the upcoming Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia - and five of the six strongest Israeli contenders - are originally from the former Soviet Union.

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