Swimmer Marc Hinawi brings Israel eighth medal at European Games

Israel’s medal haul at the European Games is up to eight after swimmer Marc Hinawi ended the 1,500-meter final in third place on Wednesday in Baku, Azerbaijan.

The 18-year-old Hinawi registered a time of 15:25.63 minutes, setting a new personal best and junior national record, which is just seven seconds slower than the senior Israel record.

The swimming events in Baku are being contested only by junior athletes and are also acting as the European Youth Championships.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Sports/Swimmer-Marc-Hinawi-gives-Israel-eighth-medal-at-European-Games-407058

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