Israel’s flag-bearer was windsurfer Shahar Zubari, the only Israeli medal-winner in 2008 at Beijing. As you can see, he’s had the flag cut into his hair-do.
Zubari, 25 from Eilat, secured his spot at the games in May with a win at a Sailing World Cup competition in Medemblik, Holland. “Israel has a great sailing tradition at the Olympic games,” he said then. Let’s see if he can maintain it.