(YNetNews) On the background of the Burgas terror attack and with reports in the global media claiming that security around the Israeli Olympic representatives would be increased, it has been revealed that the Israeli swimmers who have been training in the borough of Corby over the last few days did not receive a security detail.
Yedioth Ahronoth decided not to publish the incident for security reasons so long as no security measures were in place for the swimmers.
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The Israeli team – swimmers Nimrod Shapira Bar-Or, Imri Ganiel, Yonatan Kopelev, Gal Nevo and Yakov-Yan Toumarkin and coaches Leonid Kaufman and Hanan Sterling arrived in Corby last Thursday and trained there for five days, on Tuesday they returned to London ahead of the opening ceremonies.