The first final presentation of the Olympic criteria competition was held yesterday (Wednesday) at Wingate and invited quite a few interesting anointings. In the record segment, It was that again Anastasia Gorbanko Who broke the table, with a youth record in the 200-meter freestyle, in which she set a time of 1: 59.38 minutes. This is an improvement of about a second and a half to its personal best, which was also the previous youth record.
After that, the 17-year-old swimmer recorded another 50-freestyle victory with 25.24, one hundredth above the youth record she set this morning in the qualifiers. The one who came in second place was the Olympic swimmer Zohar Shikler, Which set a 25.42, its best result since Rio, which also gave it a criterion for the 2021 European Championships in Budapest. In the men’s parallel ointment, Meron Heruti won with a good result of 22.06 s, 64 hundredths ahead of Marcus Schlesinger who came second.
In the men’s 200 freestyle we got a real drama, when Gal Cohen Gromi set 1: 48.76 and defeated director Daniel Namir who finished second. For both, these are personal bests, which of course strengthen the potential 4×200 freestyle relay, which has already set the Olympic criterion.. Dennis Loktev Finished third with 1: 49.04 and Ron Polonsky fourth with 1: 49.51.
Tonight, Bar Soloveitchik approached the Israeli record in the 800 freestyle when he set 8: 01.83 D., who came third, Yuval Safra, set 8: 15.28, thus confirming his participation in the Olympic qualification competition in open water to be held in Fukuoka, Japan. In the women’s parallel ointment, Orin Goblan won with 9: 05.92.
In the men’s 100 backstroke, two finished together in first place – Jacob Tomarkin andDavid Gamburg, Who both set 55.27 seconds. In the women’s, Aviv Barzali won with 1: 02.31. In the 100 butterfly, Arik Kitschev (55.07) and Mai Levy (1: 00.78) and in the 200 breaststroke, Jonathan Rom (2: 15.03) and Keren Eisbruch won (2: 41.20)