PH Netanyahu congratulates first Israeli European champion


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu congratulated swimmer Jonathan Koplev, who became the first Israeli to hold the European championship title Thursday after setting a new personal best of 24.73 seconds in the men’s 50-meter backstroke and winning the gold medal.

“Mazal Tov. Your achievement is incredible. Keep your head above water and continue breaking records,” Netanyahu told the swimmer over the phone.



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