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Missed the final: 9th place for Anastasia Gorbanko in the 50m breaststroke Israel today


The 18-year-old talented Israeli swimmer was only 19 hundredths away from a place in the second final of the World Championships

Anastasia Gorbanko missed today (Friday) in one place the 50-meter breaststroke final at the World Swimming Championships in Budapest, after finishing in ninth place overall. 

The 18-year-old Gorbanko competed in the second semifinal, when her jump-off time was fast, and she touched the wall in a time of 30.54 seconds, just one-tenth of her national record.

The time she set was also only 19 hundredths away from the place that would have given her a second final in the championship, having done so in the 200m medley. 

Michael Leitrovsky, who competed in the semifinals for the 50-meter backstroke, swam less well than in the qualifiers and set a time of 25.11 seconds.

It was ranked 14th. 

Tomorrow (Saturday) the world swimming championship will be closed, when Gorbanko will jump into the water again, this time in the 400-meter medley and will try to reach the final.

Israel's women's team will participate in the qualifiers for the 4x100 meter individual medley. 

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Source: israelhayom

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