Gal Fridman

Gal Fridman celebrates his Mistral windsurfing gold.

Gal Fridman, a windsurfer whose first name means "wave'' in Hebrew, gave Israel its first Olympic gold medal Wednesday, then took a plunge in the Saronic Gulf to celebrate. But in the end, the Brits ruled the waves again.
  • U.S. medals: Gold in 470 class | Silver in Tornado

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