track and field
A member of Israel's first-ever Olympic team at the 1952 Helsinki Games, Horovitz was scheduled to compete in two events for the track and field team. In the 80-meter hurdles, Lea set an Israeli record with a time of 12.4, but finished sixth in her preliminary heat, and did not advance to the next round. Horovitz was also scheduled to run in the 100-meter sprint, but did not compete in the event.
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New York Times, July 21-August 2, 1952