Valentyna Veretska, Ukrainian refugee, is female winner of Jerusalem Marathon

Valentyna Veretska, a refugee from Ukraine, has won the women’s side of the Jerusalem Marathon.

The 32-year-old athlete finished the race with a time of 2:45:54. Veretska’s husband is still in Ukraine fighting against the Russian invasion.

Celebrating her victory, Veretska held up the flags of both Israel and Ukraine.

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