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August 1, 2012 9:51 am

French Gold Medal Swimmer Reveals Hebrew Tattoo (PHOTO)

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Fabien Gilot raised his arm on Sunday in London following his team’s gold medal performance in the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay, revealing a Hebrew tattoo on his left arm.

I am nothing without them,” the tattoo reads in English.  In Hebrew,  אני כלום בלעדיהם.

Gilot told reporters the tattoo is a tribute to his late grandmother’s husband, Max Goldschmidt, a Jewish survivor of Auschwitz, who has been a large influence in the swimmer’s life.

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