Volleyball: Qatar will not boycott Israeli team

Volleyball: Qatar will not boycott Israeli team

AJN/Itongadol.- Organizations governing worldwide volleyball competitions mentioned the Qatari monarchy won’t concern visas to gamers of Israel’s nationwide seashore volleyball staff for an occasion scheduled for early February in Doha.

“FIVB” [Federación Internacional de Vóley] and Volleyball World can verify that they’ve acquired approval from the organizer of the Volleyball World Seashore Professional Tour Elite 16 occasion scheduled for February 1-5 in Doha, Qatar, guaranteeing that Israel’s nationwide seashore volleyball staff might be granted visas. are eligible to take part within the occasion. “The Israeli nationwide seashore volleyball staff is presently a reserve staff and has not but certified for the event in accordance with the FIVB competitors rules.”

Israel Hayom newspaper reported on January 14 that the Qatari regime plans to take away gamers from the Israeli staff from the Volleyball World Seashore Professional Tour Elite 16 occasion.Israel Hayom cited an nameless supply about Doha’s alleged boycott of Israeli gamers.

Shai Glick, govt director of the NGO Betsalmo, referred to as Human Rights in a Jewish Spirit, informed JNS that he despatched a letter to JNS on January 16 to Ary Graça, president of the Worldwide Volleyball Federation, and the overall director of the Worldwide Volleyball Federation. Fabio Azevedo.

In keeping with the letter, “Qatar blocks the participation of the Israeli staff – Anita Dave and Yahli Ashush – by refusing to concern them visas. This habits is in violation of article 9.2.4 of the FIVB Code of Ethics, which prohibits discrimination based mostly on nationwide origin and/or political causes.”

Israelis have been allowed to enter Qatar through the FIFA 2022 World Cup occasion in November.

Israelis have been admitted to Qatar for the primary time with out utilizing a international passport.

The political success got here after a number of months of negotiations with FIFA.

The mixed forces of FIFA and the Minister of International Affairs, the Minister of Protection and the Minister of Sports activities ensured that Israeli sports activities followers might take part.

After buying the tickets, soccer followers have been capable of apply on-line for a Fan ID. As soon as the Fan ID was permitted, it was used as an entry visa and allowed them to e-book lodging and flights.

There was hypothesis for a very long time whether or not the Israelis will qualify for the 2022 World Cup since Qatar was introduced to host it.

Two years in the past, Israeli judoka Sagi Muki and Peter Paltchik received bronze medals within the 81 and 100 kilograms classes, respectively, on the Grand Slam occasion in Doha forward of the Tokyo Olympics.

Muki was on the rostrum after beating South Korean Lee Seung-su by waza-ari on the gold rating.

He beforehand defeated Russian judoka Aslan Lappinagov in a waza-ari after a four-minute match, Italian athlete Christian Parlati in a waza-ari after a 6:09 match, and Dutch judoka in Ippon a minute later. Defeated by Frank de-Wit. A waza-ari is when a referee alerts who’s victorious, ippon is sort of a knockout in a boxing match.

Muki continued to face his Austrian rival Shamil Borchashvili and defeated him in ippon after 2:13 minutes, after which he met Lee Seung-su and received the bronze medal. Georgian judoka Tato Grigalashvili received the gold medal and de-Wit received the silver medal.

He received a silver medal in the identical competitors final yr.

Paltchik received the gold medal from Portugal’s Jorge Ponska on penalty kicks.

He misplaced to Georgian Warlem Liptliani within the semi-finals.

Paltchik began the day straight within the second spherical and received the gold medal in a 9:37 minute combat with Azerbaijan’s Almar Gasimov, who received the silver medal on the Rio 2016 Olympic Video games.

Defeated Russian Armen Admian within the quarterfinals.

Baruch Shmailov received a silver medal within the class as much as 66kg, which is essential as Israel has no diplomatic relations with the emirate.

It must be famous that in his first match, he defeated Azeri Orken Sparov with a golden rating of 4 minutes, then misplaced to Leon Baul from South Korea within the ultimate in the identical method.

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