woman swimming 88.
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Amit Ivri came within 14 hundredths of a second of becoming the third Israeli
woman to medal at the European Short Course Swimming Championships on
The 21-year-old clocked in at 26.04 seconds in the final of the
50-meter butterfly in Eindhoven, Holland, fractions of a second behind bronze
medal winner Triin Aljand.
Ivri continued her impressive championships on
Saturday, coming sixth in the 100m Individual Medley in a time of 1:00.88, 28
hundredths slower than the Israeli record she set in Friday’s semis.
Saturday, Jonatan Kopelev advanced to Sunday’s 100m backstroke final in his
first senior event, with a time of 52.65 in the semis. On Friday, he finished
eighth in the 50m backstroke final.
Israel’s medalists from the long
course Euros in August, Gal Nevo and Guy Barnea, are not in Eindhoven as they
continue their preparations for next month’s World Short Course Championships in