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Ariel Malyar

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
S4, SB3, SM4

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Hebrew

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age five.
Why this sport?
He and his twin brother Mark, who also has cerebral palsy, began swimming as part of their physical therapy.
Club / Team
Ilan Sport Center: Haifa, ISR
Name of coach
Jacob Beninson [national], ISR
Training Regime
He trains at the Ilan Sport Center in Haifa, Israel.

General interest

Hobbies
Graphic design. (Facebook page, 10 Mar 2021; Facebook profile, 25 Jun 2020)
Famous relatives
His twin brother Mark has also competed in Para swimming for Israel, and won two gold medals and one bronze at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (SportsDeskOnline, 18 May 2022; blinker.co.il, 26 Oct 2017)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy. (jewishledger.com, 03 Sep 2021)
Other information
TWIN BROTHER
He competes for Israel alongside his twin brother Mark. "It's great that the team has twin brothers in it. When we were younger there was a lot of competition between us, but now, not so much." (davar.co.il, 09 Sep 2019)