Guy Barnea

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Guy Barnea
גיא ברנע
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Personal information
Full name Guy Marcos Barnea
Nationality Israeli
Born (1987-09-09) 9 September 1987 (age 26)
Omer, Israel
Sport
Sport Swimming
Club Hapoel Jerusalem

Guy Marcos Barnea (Hebrew: גיא ברנע‎; born 9 September 1987 in Omer) is an Israeli swimmer who represented Israel at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Biography[edit]

Barnea was born and raised in Omer in southern Israel, the oldest of three sons and his brothers Nir and Or are also swimmers.[1][2] He currently attends UC Berkeley.

He competed on behalf of Israel at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.[3]

Barnea trained at The Race Club, a swim camp in Florida founded by Olympic Swimmers Gary Hall, Jr. and his father, Gary Hall, Sr. The Race Club, originally known as "The World Team," was designed to serve as a training group for elite swimmers across the world in preparation for the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. To be able to train with the Race Club, one must either have been ranked in the top 20 in the world the past 3 calendar years or top 3 in their nation in the past year. The Race Club included such well known swimmers as Roland Mark Schoeman, Mark Foster, Ryk Neethling, and Therese Alshammar.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Israeli Sports". Jewish Sports Review 8 (87): 20. September/October 2011, accessed September 16, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Jews in the Olympics: 63 Athletes, 7 Countries". Jewishinstlouis.org. Retrieved November 13, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Israel at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved November 14, 2011. 
  4. ^ http://www.theraceclub.net/mission-statement/history/world-team/

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