|Ariel Nassee (אריאל נשיא)
|October 6, 2003
European Champion in 2023… Three-time European medalist overall (1G, 2B)… Swam in three World Championships (2019, 2022, 2023) and four European Championships (2018, 2021, 2022, 2023)… Two-time European Cup bronze medalist… Competed at the 2016 and 2017 COMEN Cup, and the 2021 European Junior Championships.
2023: European Champion in the free combination event at the European Games… Also won bronze in free team, and placed fourth in free duet and acrobatic team, as well as sixth in technical duet there… Finished fourth in free duet, fifth in free team, eight in technical team and acrobatic team, and 12th in technical duet at the World Championships… Competed in two World Cups – Markham (1G, 2B) and Oviedo (2G, 1B).
2022: Placed fifth in free combination, seventh in technical team, and 10th in free team at the World Championships… Served as reserve to the duet there… Finished fifth in technical team, free team and free combination, and sixth in technical duet and free duet at the European Championships… Also swam at the French Open and the virtual ASWS #3, as well as at the World Series Super Final.
2021: Competed in the junior and senior categories… Won a historical bronze medal in free team at the European Championships… Also placed fifth in technical team and 13th in technical solo there… Competed at the European Junior Championships and finished sixth in free combination, seventh in free duet, technical and free team, eighth in technical solo and ninth in free solo.
2020: Swam at the French Open, the first and only stop of the world series for the season… Won two bronze medals in technical team and free team… Did not compete internationally thereafter due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the cancellation of all meets.
2019: Only competed in the senior category… Made history for Israel and helped qualify to the nation to four world finals at the World Championships… Placed sixth in highlight, seventh in free combination, and 12th in technical and free team there… Won two bronze medals in free combination and highlight at the European Cup… Also finished fifth in technical and free team there…. Swam across all team events in three world series meets – Paris, Alexandroupolis and Barcelona.
2018: Moved to the senior team straight from the 13-15 national team… Helped the nation record historical results and gain over 10 points in one season… Finished sixth in combo and eighth in technical and free team at the European Championships… Competed in two world series as part of the team routines – Paris Open and Budapest Open.