Sanford, Schwartz and Halevi qualify for finals

29.06.2012                      09.Tammus. 5772

EM-Leichtathletik:

Sanford, Schwartz and Halevi qualify for finals

After disappointing first day, Israeli delegation to European Athletics Championships had plenty to cheer about Thursday.

Donald Sanford, Jillian Schwartz and Yochai Halevi all advanced to their respected finals, salvaging some of their sport’s lost pride in Israel.
The American-born Sanford, who received citizenship earlier this year after marrying an Israeli, progressed to the 400-meters final thanks to a superb finish, ending his semifinal in second place in 45.77 seconds, the fourth fastest time of the day….