Maayan Davidovich

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Maayan Davidovich
Personal information
Birth name מעין דוידוביץ
Born (1988-05-21) May 21, 1988 (age 26)
Herzliya, Israel
Height 5' 6" (167 cm)
Weight 128 lbs (58 kg)
Sport
Country Israel
Sport Sailing
Event(s) Windsurfing
Club Hapoel Tel Aviv
Coached by Alex Chabner

Maayan Davidovich (born May 21, 1988) is an Israeli Olympic windsurfer.[1]

Biography[edit]

Davidovich is Jewish, and her hometown is Herzliya, Israel.[2][3] She competes with the club Hapoel Tel Aviv.[1]

She started sailing at the age of five, and made her international competitive debut in the 1999 Optimist European Championships, in Greece.[3]

In July 2005, she came in fourth in the Mistral – Women 35th Volvo Youth Sailing International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Championship, in Busan, Korea.[3] In July 2006, she won a silver medal at the RS:X – Women Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship, in Weymouth, Great Britain.[3][4][5] In 2007, she finished 15th in the European Championships.[6]

She competed on behalf of Israel at the 2008 Summer Olympics at the age of 19 in Beijing, China, in the women's sailboard windsurfing event, and came in 10th.[1][6]

In June 2009, she came in seventh in the RS:X – Women European Championship, in Tel Aviv, Israel.[3][7] In May 2011, she came in fourth in the RS:X – Women Delta Lloyd Regatta, in Medemblik, The Netherlands.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Maayan Davidovich Biography and Olympic Results". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved November 13, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Jews in the Olympics: 63 Athletes, 7 Countries". Jewishinstlouis.org. Retrieved November 13, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Maayan Davidovich". Sailing.org. Retrieved November 13, 2011. 
  4. ^ Luissa Smith (August 24, 2006). "China. Olympic Test Event: French team dominates in three events in Qingdao". bymnews.com. Retrieved November 13, 2011. 
  5. ^ Myrrh Walker & Sophie Luther (July 21, 2006). "UK. Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World: Italy takes Volvo Trophy; Laura Linares RS:X fleet gold". bymnews.com. Retrieved November 13, 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "Israel at the Olympics". The Israel Project. 2009. Retrieved November 13, 2011. 
  7. ^ Rami Hipsh (June 20, 2009). "Israel's Shahar Zubari wins European windsurfing championship". Haaretz. Retrieved November 13, 2011. 

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