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Lapid praises marathon runner Salpeter for ‘historic medal’ at World Championships

Bronze medalist Lonah Chemtai Salpeter of Israel celebrates after crossing the finish line in the women's marathon final, during the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon on July 18, 2022. (Jim WATSON / AFP)
Bronze medalist Lonah Chemtai Salpeter of Israel celebrates after crossing the finish line in the women's marathon final, during the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon on July 18, 2022. (Jim WATSON / AFP)

Prime Minister Yair Lapid praises Israeli marathon runner Lonah Chemtai Salpeter after she wins a bronze medal at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

“Congratulations to Lonah Chemtai Salpeter on the historic medal she won today at the World Championships! Lonah’s willpower and determination are a source of pride for Israeli athletics and for the entire State of Israel,” Lapid tweets.

“Lonah, you are a champion,” he says.

 

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