Yael Polka

Full Name Yael Polka (יעל פולקה)
Nation Israel
Birthdate August 1, 1997
Status Retired (Jan. 2020)
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Career Highlights

2020: Announced her retirement in January after not being selected for the Olympic duet.

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 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 team events in three world series meets – Paris, Alexandroupolis and Barcelona… Served as alternate to the duet routines all season.

2018: Swam in the duet and team events…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 solo, duet and team… Placed 18th in free solo, 22nd in free team, 27th in technical duet, 31st in free duet, and was alternate to technical team that finished 21st…. 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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