WATCH on YouTube: Video of the moment Or Sasson offered his hand, and Islam El Shehaby refused
Egyptian judoka Islam El Shehaby came under fire last week after refusing to shake the hand of his Israeli competitor, Or Sasson.
After Sasson's victory in the +100KG Olympic judo competition, the Israeli was left hanging by his Egyptian counterpart.
It was just the latest incident in a long history of anti-Israeli sentiments coming to a head at the Olympic Games.
WATCH: A history of anti-Israeli incidents at the Olympic Games
Earlier, Lebanese athletes wouldn't share a bus with Israelis to opening ceremonies.
At the 2004 games in Athens, Iranian Arash Mir Esmaili, the flag-bearer for the Iranian team at the opening ceremonies, disqualified himself because he refused to compete against Israeli Ehud Vaks in the first round. (AP Photo)
In 1972, 11 Israeli Athletes and coaches were killed by Palestinan terrorists in Munich.
The most famous handshake in Middle East diplomatic relations came in 1993, when Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat shook hands with Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.
That peace agreement eventually fell through, however.
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