This Israeli Athlete Was Set to Win a Medal – but Then Made a Tragic Mistake

Despite the error, Lona Chemtai Salpeter did set a new Israeli record for the 5,000-meter race

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A rare error on the track cost Lona Chemtai Salpeter a medal in the 5,000-meter race Sunday evening. The newly minted 10,000-meter champion in the European Athletics Championships in Berlin thought that she...