Meiron Cheruti set new national records in the men’s 50 free, 100 free and 50 fly at the Israeli Winter SC Championships in Netanya.
The 17-year old Aviv Barzelay is the Israeli National Record holder in the 200 long course meter backstroke and will head to Texas A&M next year.
11-event National Record holder Anastasia Gorbenko is among 12 swimmers that Israel will send to the 2019 European Short Course Championships in December.
Italy’s Thomas Ceccon steps up for the 50 back today after winning the 100 back title in a new Championship Record last night.
Italy’s 14-year-old Benedetta Pilato knocked down the first meet record of the 2019 European Junior Championships, taking the top spot in the 50m breast.
American Michael Andrew dropped the 200 IM to go all-in on the 50 fly on day 3 of the 2019 Sette Colli Trophy in Rome, Italy.
With the Americans done racing, full focus on Friday came on the native Israeli swimmers at the 2019 Israel Cup.
Kendyl Stewart broke her dry spell in the 100 fly last summer with her first best time in 4 years. That might have opened the flood gates on her improvement curve.