First Israeli Olympic swimmer Nahum Buch dies

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 Israel's first Olympic swimmer Naum Buch dies

Nahum Buch, the first Israeli swimmer at the Olympic Games, has died at the age of 91. This became known on Monday, November 7th. Buch was the only swimmer to represent Israel at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. He later became a swimming coach. He coached Israeli athletes at the Eighth Maccabiah in 1969. In the 70s, Buch moved to Melbourne, where he lived until his death.

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