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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.

Flag bearer Shahar Zubari, who won an Olympic bronze medal in sailing in 2008, sports a flag-inspired haircut as he marches the Israeli team into the Olympic Stadium at the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Games, Friday, July 28 (image capture Channel 1)
Flag bearer Shahar Zubari, who won an Olympic bronze medal in sailing in 2008, sports a flag-inspired haircut as he marches the Israeli team into the Olympic Stadium at the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Games, Friday, July 28 (image capture Channel 1)

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.

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