Eden Blecher

Full Name Eden Blecher (עדן בלכר)
Nation Israel
Birthdate November 27, 1997
Olympics 2020
Status Active
Social Media Instagram
Career Highlights

2020 Olympian in duet… One of the veterans of the current national team… On the senior team since 2016…  European Champion in 2023… Two-time European medalist overall (1G, 1B) … Swam in four World Championships (2017, 2019, 2022, 2023) and four European Championships (2016, 2018, 2021, 2023)… Two-time European Cup bronze medalist… Also took part of the 2014 FINA World Junior Championships.

2023: European Champion in the free combination event at the European Games… Also placed fourth in acrobatic team there… Finished eight in technical team and acrobatic team at the World Championships… Served as reserve to the free team routine… Competed in three World Cups – Markham (1B), Montpellier (1S) and Oviedo (1B).

2022Placed fifth in free combination, seventh in technical team, 10th in technical duet, free duet and free team at the World Championships… Swam in the team events at the virtual ASWS #3  and also in duet at the Super Final.

2021Finished 15th in duet at the Olympic Games… Placed sixth in duet at the Olympic Games Qualification Tournament and secured a spot to Tokyo in that event… Won a historical bronze medal in free team at the European Championships… Also placed fifth in technical team, and eighth in technical and free duet at that meet… Swam in the second World Series leg in Budapest.

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… Also placed fifth in free duet and seventh in technical duet… Did not compete internationally thereafter due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the cancellation of all meets.

2019: 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, 12th in technical and free team, 18th in free duet and 19th in technical duet there… Won two bronze medals in free combination and highlight at the European Cup… Also finished fifth in technical and free team, seventh in technical duet, and eighth in free duet there…. Swam across all duet and team events in three world series meets – Paris, Alexandroupolis and Barcelona.

2018: Swam in the duet and team events… Helped the nation record historical results and gain over 10 points in one season… Finished sixth in combo, eighth in technical and free team, and 13th in technical and free duet at the European Championships…Competed in two world series as part of the team routines – Paris Open and Budapest Open.

 2017: Competed at the World Championships in duet and team… Placed 21st in technical team, 22nd in free team, 27th in technical duet, and 31st in free duet… Finished seventh in technical team, eighth in free team, 10th in technical duet, and 12th in free duet at the European Cup… Also competed at the MUFE French Open and the U.S. Open.

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