As a girl I was hyperactive, to say the least. I was in ballet class and I took piano lessons, but it was quite obvious that with my energies and my size this did not work (I grew to be 180 cm in height (5.11 feet) and, believe me, it's not easy to sync all parts of such a long body… ;).
So at the age of five I started swimming lessons, just like everyone else. I have to admit that it wasn't love at first sight, but then one year later at the age of six I finally learned ho
The American swimmer won, as expected, 400 freestyle women, while the equivalent of men was starring the Chinese Sun Young.
A lukewarm Sunday for the Israeli team at the championship 8 days of swimming pool greens were set off on Sunday for the World Swimming Championships in Budapest.
On the first evening, the world's best swimmer, Katie Ledecky, won her first gold medal in the 400 freestyle.
As expected, Ledecky did not get a shot from her rivals and ran to victory, tho
New and good age records were set this evening in the second finals appearance of the Arena Cup: Aviv Barzilai MS Misgav set a new 15-16 age record in the 200 Back 2:15.88.
Gali Zilberberg of Maccabi Re'ut set a new 16-17-18 record for the 1500 freestyle freestyle 17:15.24.
Tomer Frenkel of Hapoel Jerusalem set a new 17-18 age record in the ointment 100 butterfly 53.21. In addition, faster results were determined by three swimmers: Yakov Toumarkin (200 backs), Marcus Schl
An excellent opening at the Israeli Arena Swim Cup ; Yakov Toumarkin , the senior swimmer set a 200m quick result from the criterion for the World Championship to be held in Budapest 1: 59.20. Other swimmers who glistened at the presentation of the first evening and set good results and new highs were Leah Polonsky, Anastasia Gorbenko, Becky Posner, David Minshar and Gal Cohen Groumi .
50 Butterfly women 1. Keren Siebner for Hapoel Dolphin Netanya 27.37 2. Amit
The Arena Israeli Swimming opened and will last four days at the national pool at the Wingate Institute. Due to its being a "target competition," a very high level of competition is expected, in which most of Israel's senior and young swimmers will be fully prepared and will try to take advantage of the opportunity to set criteria for international summer missions. Among the big names it will be interesting to watch the Israeli national team swimmers, who have been training f