Elite Israeli High-jumper Laments: Olympic Athletes Here Struggle to Survive

Four-time national high jump champion Niki Palli lives off a paltry NIS 1,500 per month,

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Watching Niki Palli prepare for a tournament in Haifa last week, it seemed that nothing can penetrate his tranquility. Israel’s top high jumper sat in the corner of the stadium listening to a style of music he...