Anat Fabrikant

Anat Fabrikant-Kreiz (ענת פבריקנט; born September 14, 1975) is an Israeli former Olympic competitive sailor.[1][2]

Anat Fabrikant
Personal information
Native nameענת פבריקנט
Full nameAnat Fabrikant-Kreiz
Nationality Israel
Born (1975-09-14) September 14, 1975 (age 45)
Tel Aviv, Israel
Height5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight146 lb (66 kg)
Sailing career
Class(es)470
ClubHapoel Tel Aviv

Personal lifeEdit

She was born in Tel Aviv, Israel, and is Jewish.[1][3] She is married to Ynon Kreiz, CEO of Mattel.

Sailing careerEdit

She began competing in sailing at the age of 12.[3] Her club was Hapoel Tel Aviv.[1] When she participated in the Olympics she was 5-8.5 (175 cm) tall, and weighed 146 lbs (66 kg).[1]

She and Shani Kedmi placed 8th at the 1995 European Championships in the 470 competition.[3]

She represented Israel at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, at the age of 20 in Sailing—Women's Two Person Dinghy 470 event with Kedmi, and came in 12th.[1][3]

In 1999, she and Kedmi won a bronze medal representing Israel at the 1999 Summer Universiade, placed 4th at both the European and World Championships, and were ranked No. 2 in the world.[3] In 2000 they finished 6th at the 2000 European Championships.[3]

She represented Israel at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, at the age of 24 in Sailing—Women's Two Person Dinghy 470 event with Kedmi, and came in 4th, two points behind the bronze medal-winning team from Ukraine.[1][3][4]

In 2002, she and Linur Kliger finished 2nd in the European 470 Dinghy Championship in Palma de Majorca, Spain, and 20th at the World Championships.[3] As of October 1, 2002, the two were ranked No. 8 in the world.[3][5]

She retired from competitive sailing in 2003.[6] She at the time was studying for a master's degree, and presenting a TV program on Sport TV.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Anat Fabrikant Bio, Stats, and Results". Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.
  2. ^ "Anat FABRIKANT - Olympic Sailing - Israel". 18 June 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i [1]
  4. ^ Grasso, John; Mallon, Bill; Heijmans, Jeroen (14 May 2015). "Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement". Rowman & Littlefield.
  5. ^ "European Championship in Palma".
  6. ^ a b "Fabrikant decides to give up quest for Olympic medal".