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Skating Champion Daniel Samohin

For the first time ever, an Israeli won first place at the 2016 Junior Figure Skating Championships this year.

Daniel Samohin 18, wowed judges and the audience at the 2016 World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Debrecen, Hungary, in March.

He pulled off three quads to move from ninth place to the gold medal.

Canada came in second place and the U.S. was third.

Watch and see Samohin’s pride at representing his country.

You, too, will feel pride at hearing the Hatikvah – Israel’s national anthem – playing at the international event.






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