Team Israel compete using ribbons at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 20, 2016. Mike Blake, Reuters

Israeli Rhythmic Gymnasts Break Into Finals, Sparking Hopes for Third Medal in Rio

Despite scandal over coach's alleged violence toward team member, athletes pull off stellar performance and put Israel in finals for third time in a row.

Israel's hope for a third Olympic medal in Rio made an impressive showing on Thursday with the rhythmic gymnastics team, breaking into the field's final after wowing the judges to make it into the sixth place.

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