i24 — On Monday evening, the second day of the FINA Swimming World Cup 2013 in Doha, the Israeli flag disappeared from the live broadcast from Qatar. Instead, a white flag was displayed alongside the names of the Israeli swimmers.

As reported by the Israeli Ynet web site, the most noticeable case was when Amit Ivry, Israel’s most successful female swimmer, jumped into the water. Although her name appeared in the 100-meter individual medley swim, it was accompanied by a white flag without the blue hexagram and two horizontal blue stripes.

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Source: The Algemeiner

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