Israel’s contender for the Miss Universe pageant has won Israel’s national youth fencing championship and hopes to one day qualify for the Olympics.
Avigail Alfatov, 19, who is serving in the Israeli Air Force, says she trains every day in the sport that she believes holds an unfair stigma.
According to her Miss Universe contestant bio, Alfatov was an Israeli fencing champion 7 times. (Image source: YouTube)
“There’s a stigma that fencing is masculine. I don’t agree with that. The sport is aesthetic, sexy, develops focus and builds self-confidence,” she said in a recent Hebrew language video for the Miss Israel pageant in …read more
Source: The Blaze