Several Israelis to skip Olympics opening ceremony to stay focused

27.07.2012                      08.Aw. 5772

London 2012:

Several Israelis to skip Olympics opening ceremony to stay focused

Efraim Zinger, the secretary-general of the Olympic Committee of Israel says logistics would involve less waiting.

The opening ceremony of the London Olympics excites millions around the world, though not everyone is sold on it. Some say it's a grandiose event which wastes precious time and tires out athletes just before one of the most important moments of their career….