Introducing Israel’s Olympians: Jillian Schwartz

16.07.2012                      26.Tammus. 5772

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Introducing Israel’s Olympians: Jillian Schwartz

Athletics – Women’s Pole Vault; Schwartz will be Israel’s only representative in the athletics field events in London.

Two-time European pole vault champion Alex Averbukh reached Olympic finals in 2000 and 2004 and Schwartz will be aiming to become the first Israeli women to do so in London.
The 32-year-old, who booked her place at the 2012 Olympics by clearing 4.52 meters in January, finished the recent European Championships in 11th position, clearing 4.35 meters with her third and final attempt before jumping 4.40m last week to win an event in Germany….