The Olympic Committee of Israel, the entity responsible for the Israeli delegation to the 19th Maccabiah, will be launching the official uniform of the Israeli delegation, designed abroad, especially for Maccabi, by DIADORA sportswear, the official outfitter of the Olympic Committee.
Pictured on the right: National 100-Meter Champion, Ms. Olga Lansky, Mrs. Miri Ziv, ICA Director General and Taekwando athlete, Mr. Ron Attias European Youth Junior Champion
The Olympic committee formed a unique partnership with the ICA, and the important message - "Be fit - be healthy" appears on the uniforms of the 2,000 athletes who are members of the Israeli delegation and who will be taking part in the opening ceremony of the Maccabiah in Jerusalem.
Pictured: Mr. Nimrod Kaplan, Captain of Israel's National Rugby Team and Mrs. Miri Ziv, ICA Director General
Mrs. Miri Ziv, ICA Director General: "The ICA has been leading the fight against cancer diseases for decades, and encourages the public to maintain a healthy lifestyle entailing prevention of smoking and obesity, proper nutrition, sun smart behavior, limited alcohol intake and physical activity. In many research studies, physical activity has been proven to prevent morbidity, prolong life span, and enhance quality of life and the functional ability of the healthy population, cancer patients and survivors. Therefore, we call upon the general public to "be fit - be healthy" and to adopt a healthy lifestyle and physical activity as part of life's routine".