Yoav Bruck

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Yoav Bruck
Personal information
National team Israel
Born (1972-03-06) 6 March 1972 (age 48)

Yoav Bruck (Hebrew: יואב ברוק‎; born March 6, 1972 in Lakhish) is a former swimmer from Israel, who competed in three Summer Olympics for his native country, starting in 1992.

Bruck is Jewish.[1] He finished 32nd in the 50m freestyle (23.72) and 31st in the 100m freestyle (51.46) in the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.[2]

At the 1997 Maccabiah Games, he won gold medals in the 50-meter freestyle and 100-meter freestyle.[3]

In 2013 Bruck served as the Sports Chairman for the 2013 Maccabiah Games in Israel.[4]

At the 2017 Maccabiah Games, in the special 4x50m relay race between Israeli and American all-star teams, American Olympic champions Lenny Krayzelburg (four Olympic golds), Jason Lezak (four Olympic golds), and Anthony Ervin (three Olympic golds), with masters swimmer Alex Blavatnik, swam a time of 1:48.23 and defeated Israeli Olympians Bruck, Guy Barnea, Eran Groumi, and Tal Stricker, who had a time of 1:51.25.[5]

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  1. ^ Great Jews in sports. October 9, 2008. Retrieved March 14, 2011.
  2. ^ "Yoav Bruck". Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on April 18, 2020. Retrieved February 4, 2010.
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ Behind the Scenes of the Maccabiah: Interview with Yoav Bruck, August 28, 2013, Finally Good News
  5. ^ "Records fall as Olympians shine at Maccabiah Games," The Jerusalem Post.

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