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French swimmer protests with a silent tattoo

French swimmer stuns Olympic Games with a silent tattoo

The IOC’s refusal to permit a minute’s silence for victims of the Munich terror attack 40 years ago has already provoked a protest from the Italian team, who staged a minute’s solidarity silence outside the Israeli team’s quarters.

Now a French swimmer has found another method of commemoration. Fabien Gilot, a member of the gold medal-winning 4 x 100 team raised his arm in triumph to reveal a tattoo in Hebrew reading: אני כלום בלעדיהם -in English: I am nothing without them.

 

French swimmer protests with a silent tattoo

 


He explained that it was a tribute to his grandmother’s Jewish husband, Max Goldschmidt, an Auschwitz survivor and a huge influence on his life.

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Date: Feb 28 '15
Sponsor: Regina Novak
Remembering the yahrzeit of husband Morris Novak (AH)
 

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