The Israeli national anthem was played in Abu Dhabi for the first time ever, at the Abu Dhabi Judo Grand Slam. Israel’s Sagi Muki won the gold medal.
A glimmer of joy amidst today's gloom, as Israel's national anthem, Hatikvah, plays in Abu Dhabi for the first time ever after Israel's Sagi Muki wins gold at the Abu Dhabi Judo Grand Slam. 🇮🇱🥇🇦🇪 #JudoAbuDhabi2018 pic.twitter.com/DRKCAez91T
— Avi Mayer (@AviMayer) October 28, 2018
In previous tournaments, Israeli athletes couldn’t compete under our flag, let alone hear our anthem play when they won medals.