|Shelly Bobritsky (שלי בובריצקי)
|June 27, 2001
2020 Olympian in duet… European Champion in 2023… Three-time European medalist overall (1G, 2B)… Swam in four World Championships (2017, 2019, 2022, 2023) and four European Championships (2018, 2021, 2022, 2023)… Two-time European Cup bronze medalist… A standout for Israel throughout all age groups… Competed at the 2017 and 2018 European Junior Championships, as well as the 2015 and 2016 COMEN Cup… National team soloist throughout her years on the 13-15 and junior teams.
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 three World Cups – Markham (1G, 2B), Montpellier (1S) and Oviedo (2G, 1B).
2022: Placed fifth in free combination, seventh in technical team, 10th in technical duet, free duet and free team at the World Championships… Finished fifth in technical team, free team and free combination, and sixth in technical duet and free duet at the European Championships… Swam in the duet and team events at the French Open and the virtual ASWS #3, as well as at the World Series Super Final.
2021: Finished 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: Competed in both junior and senior categories… 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… As a junior, placed 10th in free solo and free duet at the Junior European Championships.
2017: Competed in both junior and senior categories… Placed 21st in technical team and 22nd in free team at the World Championships… Finished seventh in technical team and eighth in free team at the European Cup… Also competed at the MUFE French Open… As a junior, placed 11th in duet and 13th in solo at the Junior European Championships.