Israeli gold medal winner “retires” from national team competition

Haaretz, one of Israel’s leading newspapers, recent published an interesting profile on Leonid Doroshenko, who was recently “retired” from the national team at age 45. Doroshenko was a member of the 1988, Gold medal winning Soviet Union team before he emigrated to Israel in 1991. For more on Doroshenko, his unique weight loss program and perspective on Israeli Handball check out the article.

Haaretz: Handball/Dedicated to the bitter end:
EHF Player page: Leonid Doroshenko: