List of flag bearers for Israel at the Olympics

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Israel at the
Olympics
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IOC code ISR
NOC Olympic Committee of Israel
Website www.olympic.one.co.il (in Hebrew) (in English)
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This is a list of flag bearers who have represented Israel at the Olympics.[1]

Flag bearers carry the national flag of their country at the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympic Games.

# Event year Season Opening flag bearer Sport Closing flag bearer Sport
23 2018 Winter Oleksii Bychenko[2] Figure skating Itamar Biran Alpine skiing
22 2016 Summer Neta Rivkin[3] Gymnastics Alona Koshevatskiy[4] Gymnastics
21 2014 Winter Vladislav Bykanov[5] Short track speed skating Vladislav Bykanov[6] Short track speed skating
20 2012 Summer Shahar Tzuberi[7] Sailing Neta Rivkin[8] Gymnastics
19 2010 Winter Alexandra Zaretsky[7] Figure skating Mykhaylo Renzhyn[9] Alpine skiing
18 2008 Summer Michael Kolganov[10] Canoeing Shahar Tzuberi[11] Sailing
17 2006 Winter Galit Chait[7] Figure skating Galit Chait[12] Figure skating
16 2004 Summer Ariel Ze'evi[7] Judo Gal Fridman[13] Sailing
15 2002 Winter Galit Chait[7] Figure skating
14 2000 Summer Rogel Nachum[7] Athletics
13 1998 Winter Michael Shmerkin[7] Figure skating
12 1996 Summer Lydia Hatuel-Zuckerman[7] Fencing
11 1994 Winter Michael Shmerkin[7] Figure skating
10 1992 Summer Eldad Amir[7] Sailing
9 1988 Summer Itzhak Yonassi[7] Shooting
8 1984 Summer Zehava Shmueli[7] Athletics
7 1976 Summer Esther Roth-Shahamorov[7] Athletics
6 1972 Summer Henry Herscovici[7] Shooting
5 1968 Summer Gershon Shefa[7] Swimming
4 1964 Summer Gideon Ariel[7] Athletics
3 1960 Summer Gideon Ariel[7] Athletics
2 1956 Summer Yoav Ra'anan[7] Diving
1 1952 Summer Abraham Shneior[7] Basketball

References[edit]

  1. ^ Israel. Olympics at Sport-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Accessed 25 October 2011.
  2. ^ "Opening Ceremony Flagbearers - Olympic Winter Games, PyeongChang 2018" (PDF). olympic.org. International Olympic Committee (IOC). 9 February 2018. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  3. ^ "ריבקין תישא את הדגל בטקס הפתיחה בריו" [Rivkin will carry the flag at the opening ceremony in Rio]. Ynet. 12 July 2016. Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  4. ^ Rio 2016 Closing Ceremony - Flag Bearers
  5. ^ Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony - Flagbearers
  6. ^ Sochi 2014 Closing Ceremony - Flag Bearers
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s Israel
  8. ^ London 2012 Rhythmic Gymnastics No Medals, but Israelis Still Find a Way to Shine
  9. ^ The Flagbearers for the Vancouver 2010 Closing Ceremony
  10. ^ Kolganov to carry Israel flag in Beijing[permanent dead link]
  11. ^ Closing Ceremony Flag Bearers
  12. ^ 2006 Flag Bearers for the Closing Ceremony
  13. ^ 2004 Flag Bearers for the Closing Ceremony