NATANYA, Israel, February 15. AT the first short course national championships to take place in the new Wingate National Sport Institute facility, 13 senior Israeli national records fell as well as a handful of other age group records tumbled.
Gal Nevo posted records in the 100 breast (58.69), 200 fly (1:54.89) and 200 bresat (2:07.14), while Guy Barnea claimed the 50 fly (23.32), 100 fly (51.65) and 100 back (50.77) marks.
Amit Ivri enjoyed a strong meet among the women with a 2:08.51 in the 200 back, 2:21.67 in the 200 breast and 4:42.07 in the 400 IM – all Israeli records.
Meanwhile, Keren Zibner took down the women’s 200 fly record with an unreported time, while David Gomborg posted a 48.23 to break an 18-year-old record in the 100-meter free, bettering Yoav Bruck’s 48.53 from 1996.
Additionally, Zohar Shiklar set a record in the women’s 50 free with a 25.47, while Yahav Shahaf also clocked a record in the men’s 50 free with a 21.50.
Special thanks to Dr. Buky Chass for contributing this report.