Gamburg caps successful Worlds for Israelis in Qatar

The 21-year-old capped an excellent championships for himself and the Israeli team after also finishing the 100m backstroke in 11th place.

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December 7, 2014 23:34
Israeli swimmer Amit Ivry

Israeli swimmer. (photo credit: REUTERS)

The world short course swimming championships in Doha, Qatar came to an end on Sunday, with the Israeli delegation notching its fourth final of the event.

David Gamburg ended the 200-meter backstroke final in the eighth and final place in a time of 1:52.24 minutes, 1.59 seconds slower than the time he recorded in the morning heats.

The 21-year-old capped an excellent championships for himself and the Israeli team after also finishing the 100m backstroke in 11th place.

Israelis Gal Nevo (400m Individual Medley), Ya’akov Toumarkin (200m IM) and Amit Ivry (100m IM) all also qualified for a final in Qatar.

Apart from Ivry, who ended her final in seventh place, the rest of the Israelis all finished last in the finals in which they participated.


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