The team will be headlined by reigning women’s 200 IM European champion Anastasia Gorbenko, while former U.S. Olympic coach David Marsh joins the staff.
Israel’s Aviv Barzelay notched a new national record in the women’s 200m back en route to taking silver on the final day of Sette Colli.
After setting the Israeli national record at 2021 Euros, Andi Murez solidified her Tokyo Olympic 100 free spot with an A cut time of 54.23 in Netanya.
Bar Soloveychik knocked down his second Israeli national record in nearly as many days, with the 20-year-old crushing a lifetime best in the men’s 800m free.
Anastasia Gorbenko nadó por debajo del corte “A” de la FINA y debería estar en línea para un puesto olímpico tras sus 54,38 en los 100 libre.
In Israele sono in corso le gare di qualificazione olimpica. Anastasia Gorbenko centra il tempo limite nei 100 stile libero con 54.38
The stage is nearly set for the 2020 Rotterdam Qualification Meet (RQM), with Dutch, Swiss, Israeli, Belgian, Austrian and other nations racing for Tokyo.
Check out how fast 17-year-old Anastasia Gorbenko went over the weekend to wrap up Israel’s End-of-Season short course meet.
The 2020 Coronavirus Days Competition took place over the weekend in Israel, with the nation’s 4-month drought on swimming competitions coming to an end.
National Team-ers and club teams have been allowed back in the pool – with restrictions – for weeks, but pools will now open to the general public.
Israel’s clubs have been allowed access to pools, with a maximum of nine swimmers and a coach on deck at one time.
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.