Israel at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

Israel competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, United Kingdom, from 29 August to 9 September.

Israel at the
2012 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Israel.svg
IPC codeISR
NPCIsrael Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.isad.org.il
in London
Competitors25 in 9 sports
Flag bearers Doron Shaziri (opening)
Noam Gershony (closing)
Medals
Ranked 45th
Gold
1
Silver
2
Bronze
5
Total
8
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

The country was represented by twenty-five athletes (eighteen men and seven women), who competed in nine sports: athletics, equestrian, road cycling, rowing, sailing, shooting, swimming, table tennis, and wheelchair tennis. The Israeli athletes included six-time Paralympic shooting medallist Doron Shaziri.[1][2]

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Noam Gershony Wheelchair tennis Quad Singles 8 September
  Silver Doron Shaziri Shooting Men's 50 metre rifle 3 positions SH1 5 September
  Silver Koby Lion Cycling Men's Time Trial H1 5 September
  Bronze
  Bronze
  Bronze
Inbal Pezaro Swimming Women's 50m Freestyle S5
Women's 200m freestyle S5
Women's 100m freestyle S5
30 August
1 September
8 September
  Bronze Itzhak Mamistvalov Swimming Men's 200m freestyle S2 1 September
  Bronze Noam Gershony
Shraga Weinberg
Wheelchair tennis Quad Doubles 5 September

AthleticsEdit

Men's Track and Road Events
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Gad Yarkoni Marathon T12 3:01:51 13

CyclingEdit

RoadEdit

Men
Athlete Event Time Rank
Koby Lion Road Race H1 LAP
Time Trial H1 35:53.30  
Nati Groberg Road Race H4 2:11:58 9
Time Trial H4 27:30.04 7
Women
Athlete Event Time Rank
Pascale Bercovitch Road Race H4 LAP
Time Trial H4 38:49.22 6
Mixed
Athlete Event Time Rank
Koby Lion
Nati Groberg
Pascale Bercovitch
Team Relay H1-4 LAP

EquestrianEdit

Athlete Horse Event Total
Score Rank
Yonatan Dresler Ubelisk Individual Championship III 65.333 10
Individual Freestyle III 60.250 11

RowingEdit

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Moran Samuel Women's Single Sculls 5:45.47 3 R 5:44.78 1 FA 5:48.67 5
Reuven Magnagey
Olga Sokolov
Mixed Double Sculls 4:18.45 6 R 4:20.20 4 FB 4:14.90 9

SailingEdit

Athlete Event Race Net points Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11*
Shimon Ben Yakov
Hagar Zahavi
SKUD 18 6 7 7 5 (12) 6 5 8 4 6 N/A 64 6
Dror Cohen
Arnon Efrati
Benny Vexler
Sonar 9 (13) 4 10 13 11 4 6 7 7 N/A 68 9

* The 11th race was cancelled due to bad weather.

ShootingEdit

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Doron Shaziri Men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 1157 1 Q 1252.4  
Mixed 50m Rifle Prone SH1 589 4 Q 691.8 6

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athletes Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Itzhak Mamistvalov 50m freestyle S2 1:08.73 7 Q 1:07.94 6
100m freestyle S2 2:26.55 5 Q 2:25.60 6
200m freestyle S2 N/A 4:58.53  
Iad Josef Shalabi 50m freestyle S2 1:07.52 4 Q 1:07.07 5
100m freestyle S2 2:25.55 4 Q 2:24.73 5
200m freestyle S2 N/A 4:58.54 4
50m backstroke S2 1:08.37 5 Q 1:08.97 6
Yoav Valinsky 100m freestyle S6 1:14.65 14 Did not advance
100m backstroke S6 1:34.12 11 Did not advance
100m breaststroke SB6 1:34.31 9 Did not advance
200m individual medley SM6 3:03.88 11 Did not advance
Women
Athletes Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Inbal Pezaro 50m freestyle S5 39.74 5 Q 37.89  
100m freestyle S5 1:25.91 5 Q 1:22.56  
200m freestyle S5 2:57.14 2 Q 2:56.11  
100m breaststroke SB4 1:57.95 4 Q 1:56.73 4
Inbal Schwartz 50m freestyle S6 39.02 13 Did not advance
100m freestyle S6 1:31.62 16 Did not advance
100m backstroke S6 1:44.43 12 Did not advance
50m butterfly S6 39.26 3 Q 39.89 5
Erel Halevi 50m freestyle S7 38.30 12 Did not advance
100m freestyle S7 1:19.71 10 Did not advance
400m freestyle S7 5:48.43 9 Did not advance

Table tennisEdit

Men
Athlete Event Group Stage Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Liran Geva Individual C3   Copola (ARG)
L 0–3
  Merrien (FRA)
L 0–3
3 N/A Did not advance
Shay Siada Individual C4   Choi (KOR)
L 0–3
  Caci (ITA)
W 3–0
2 N/A Did not advance
Liran Geva
Shay Siada
Team C4-5 N/A BYE   France
L 0–3
Did not advance

Wheelchair TennisEdit

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Bronze Medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Noam Gershony Quad Singles   Burdekin (GBR)
W 3–6, 6–3, 6–3
  Barten (USA)
W 6–1, 6–1
  Weinberg (ISR)
W 6–0, 6–0
N/A   Wagner (USA)
W 6–2, 6–1
 
Boaz Kramer Quad Singles   Polidori (ITA)
W 6–3, 6–2
  Wagner (USA)
L 3–6, 0–6
Did not advance
Shraga Weinberg Quad Singles   Jonsson (SWE)
W 6–1, 6–2
  Norfolk (GBR)
W 3–6, 7–5, 6–0
  Gershony (ISR)
L 0–6, 0–6
  Taylor (USA)
L 6–1, 3–6, 4–6
N/A 4
Noam Gershony
Shraga Weinberg
Quad Doubles N/A   Hard,
Jonsson (SWE)
W 6–1, 6–4
  Taylor,
Wagner (USA)
L 3–6, 6–7
  Kawano,
Moroishi (JPN)
W 6–3, 6–1
N/A  

ReferencesEdit