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Izhak Mamistvalov at the 2011 IPC Swimming European Championships

Itzhak Mamistvalov

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Languages
Hebrew, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age three at the Spivak Sports Center in Ramat Gan, Israel.
Why this sport?
He initially started for rehabilitation.

International debut

Year
1998
Competing for
Israel
Tournament
World Championships
Location
New Zealand

General interest

Nicknames
Itzik (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Awards and honours
He was named the International Paralympic Committee's [IPC] Athlete of the Month for April 2012. (paralympic.org, 2012)

He was named the 2004 Sportsman of the Year by Mmariv Newspaper in Israel. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy and is limited to using his right hand when swimming. (Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 24 Sep 2004)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S1 Final Round 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S1 Final Round 1
Men's 200 m Freestyle S1 Heats (S1/2) 1
Men's 200 m Freestyle S1 Final Round 1
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S1 Final Round 1
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 2
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Heat 1 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S1 Final Round 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 2012-09-01 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S2 Heat 1 2012-09-03 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 2012-09-03 6
Men's 50 m Freestyle S2 Heat 2 2012-09-07 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 2012-09-07 6
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Backstroke S1 Final 1 2013-08-12 9999
Men's 50 m Freestyle S3 Heat 1 2013-08-14 9
Men's 100 m Freestyle S1 Final 1 2013-08-15 1
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Heat 1 2015-07-13 9
Men's 50 m Freestyle S3 Heat 1 2015-07-16 15
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final 1 2015-07-18 7
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Heat 1 2015-07-18 6
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 4x50 m Freestyle 20pts Heat 1 2016-09-09 3
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 2016-09-11 7
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Heat 1 2016-09-11 5