The 2022 Israeli Summer Championships wrapped up recently from Netanya, with nearly 800 athletes competing at the annual long course event.
European champ Gregorio Paltrinieri claimed its first win in the 2022 edition of the LEN Open Water Cup after two bronze medal finish in the previous legs.
Italian superstar Gregorio Paltrinieri won the Piombino and Alghero stops back-to-back last year, but has yet to reach the top of the podium in 2022.
Olympic finalist Anastasia Gorbenko (above) is among seven Israeli swimmers picked for Abu Dhabi and the 2021 Short Course World Championships.
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.
Ferry Weertman (left) and Jordan Wilimosvky (2nd from left) went 1-2 in the men’s 10km race, but Nicholas Sloman (middle) continued his quest for an Olympic spot as the top Australian.
Looking to improve his 10k prospects, Thursday morning’s top qualifier in the men’s 400 free started training with Team Santa Monica this fall.
Roditi, who will seek Olympic qualification in open water, broke a 17-year-old Israeli Record this weekend in California.
The 2019 South African Open Water Championships took place at Marina Martinique in Jeffrey’s Bay over the weekend.