Inna Yoffe

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Inna Yoffe
Personal information
Nationality Israel
Born (1988-02-08) February 8, 1988 (age 29)
Soviet Union
Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
Weight 108 lb (49 kg)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Synchronized swimming
Club Maccabi Kiriyat Ha-Yovel, Jerusalem

Inna Yoffe (Hebrew: אינה יופה‎‎; born February 8, 1988) is an Israeli Olympic synchronized swimmer.[1]

Biography[edit]

Yoffe is Jewish, and was born in the Soviet Union.[1][2] She and the Israeli synchronized swimming team train in Jerusalem.[3][4][5] She swims for the Maccabi Kiryat-HaYovel club of Jerusalem.[3][6]

Synchronized swimming career[edit]

In 2003, she and partner Anastasia Gloushkov placed 15th in the World Championship duet event (where at age 15, she was the youngest competitor), and sixth in the World Youth Championship.[3][6][7]

At the 2004 European Championships in Madrid, Spain, she and Gloushkov finished 9th in duet.[8]

She competed on behalf of Israel at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, as the youngest member of the Israeli delegation at 16 years of age, in the synchronized swimming duet, in which she came in 17th, along with her partner Gloushkov.[1][3][6][9]

She competed on behalf of Israel at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, in the synchronized swimming duet, in which she and Gloushkov came in 15th.[1] At the 2010 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary, they were 7th in the duet.[10][11]

She and Gloushkov placed 14th in the synchronized swimming technical duets competition in the 2011 FINA World Aquatics Championships in Shanghai, China.[12] The pair qualified to represent Israel at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.,[13] finishing in 17th place

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Inna Yoffe Biography and Olympic Results". Sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on September 16, 2011. Retrieved November 13, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Jews in the Olympics: 63 Athletes, 7 Countries". Jewishinstlouis.org. Archived from the original on April 7, 2012. Retrieved November 13, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Anastasia Gloushkov". Jewishvirtuallibrary.org. Retrieved November 14, 2011. 
  4. ^ Abigail Klein Leichman (September 27, 2011). "Israeli Olympians in perfect synch". Israel21c.org. Retrieved November 14, 2011. 
  5. ^ Talshir, Uri (April 2, 2008). "Synchronized swimming / Olympic qualifiers / So nice, they qualified thrice". Haaretz. Retrieved November 14, 2011. 
  6. ^ a b c "Yoffe, Inna". Jewsinsports.org. Retrieved November 14, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Synchronized swimmers Gloushkov and Yoffe secure Olympic spot". Haaretz. April 2, 2008. Retrieved November 14, 2011. 
  8. ^ Jack Borenstein (September 13, 2011). "Gloushkov, Yoffe hope to be in 'sync' for Olympics". Jewish Tribune. Retrieved November 14, 2011. [permanent dead link]
  9. ^ "Israel at the 2004 Athina Summer Games". Sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on November 7, 2012. Retrieved November 14, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Synchronized Swimming – Anastasia Gloushkov (Israel): season totals". The-sports.org. Retrieved November 14, 2011. 
  11. ^ Oren Aharoni (June 20, 1995). "Israeli ranks 4th in European Synchronized Swimming Championships". Ynetnews. Retrieved November 14, 2011. 
  12. ^ Dicker, Shira (July 17, 2011). "Synchronized swimming: Israeli pair closes in on Olympics". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved November 14, 2011. 
  13. ^ Dicker, Shira (July 17, 2011). "Israeli swimmers earn a spot at 2012 Summer Olympics". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved November 14, 2011. 

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