Underwhelming showing for Israelis at world swimming championships

For the first time in 10 years and five editions of the event, Israel ended a world swimming championships without a single finalist on Sunday.

Gal Nevo was Israel’s last hope of making a final, but he finished the 400-meters individual medley heats in 14th place in the final day of the championships in Kazan, Russia on Sunday, clocking a time of 4:17.34 minutes.

Not since the 2005 championships in Montreal, have Israeli swimmers failed to reach even one final at the world championships.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Sports/Underwhelming-showing-for-Israelis-at-world-swimming-championships-411640

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