Blind Israeli Triathlete Triumphs in Brazil

The success of Oren Blitzblau, who lost his eyesight during an operation to arrest a terrorist in Gaza, is tainted by news that there won’t be a triathlon for blind men at the 2016 Paralympic Games.

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An Israeli athlete who was blinded during a 2005 operation to arrest a terrorist in Gaza claimed the gold medal in a World Paratriathlon event in Manaus, Brazil, last week. Oren Blitzblau, 38, crossed the...