Innovation, top-end sports join at 1st Science in Olympics Conference

  • The two opening speakers are Professor Alon Wolf from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Muli Epstein from the Olympic Committee of Israel, the research conducted by Wolf helped to create better surfing boards to the Israeli team.
  • Professor Yannis Pitsiladis of Brighton University in England will speak about the challenges in running a marathon in under two hours.
  • Coach of the Israeli women’s beach-volleyball team Claudia Laciga and professional cyclist Niv Libner will be among the leading Israeli athletes who will be present and engage the scholars with real-world training issues.

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