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Israel’s mixed swimming team makes finals of medley relay race

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Israel made it to the finals of the first-ever Olympic mixed gender swimming event on Thursday.

Swimmers Anastasia Gorbenko, Andi Murez, Itay Goldfaden and Gal Cohen Groumi eked their way into the finals of the 4×100 meter medley relay race at the Tokyo Games. The final of the event, which will see the top eight teams compete for the three medals, is set to take place on Saturday.

It’s the second swimming final for Israel in Tokyo, and only the fourth ever for the country.

Just before the medley relay, Israeli swimmer Aviv Barzelay notched a good enough time to advance to the semifinals of the women’s 200m backstroke, which will be held on Friday morning.

Meanwhile, Tomer........

© The Times of Israel

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