Exclusive: 'Government Must Stand Up To Malaysia Over Israeli Athlete Ban', Tom Watson Warns Jeremy Hunt

Israeli swimmers have been barred from a key Paralympics qualifier.

The government must make a stand over Malaysia’s decision to bar Israeli athletes from a key Paralympics qualifier, Tom Watson has demanded in letter to Jeremy Hunt.

Officials in Malaysia – which does not have diplomatic relations with Israel – announced last week that they would not allow competitors from Israel into the country for the World Para Swimming Championships over the summer – a qualifying event for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games.

source: The Huffington Post

2019-01-21 13:35
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