Nike Kornecki

Nike Kornecki (born August 18, 1982) is an Israeli Olympic sailor, and competes in the 470 Class double-handed monohull planing dinghy with a centerboard, Bermuda rig, and center sheeting.[1][2][3] In 2004, she won a bronze medal in the world championships in the 470.

Nike Kornecki
Personal information
Born (1982-08-18) August 18, 1982 (age 38)
Italy
Height5 ft 4 in (163 cm)
Weight110 lb (50 kg)
Sport
CountryIsrael
Sportsailing
Event(s)Women's 470 Class Two-Person Dinghy

BiographyEdit

Kornecki is Jewish, and was born in Italy.[4][5]

Sailing careerEdit

In 2000, she partnered with Vered Buskila, and in 2001 they won a bronze medal at the European Championships in Ireland.[3][5] In 2004, they won bronze medals in both the European Championship in Germany and the 470 World Championship in Zadar, Croatia.[2][5]

They competed on behalf of Israel at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, in the Women's 470 Class Two-Person Dinghy, and came in 18th.[1] They won a silver medal in the 2005 European Championship.[3]

They competed on behalf of Israel at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, in the Women's 470 Class Two-Person Dinghy, and came in fourth.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Nike Kornecki". Sports-reference. Archived from the original on April 18, 2020. Retrieved November 13, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "Nike Kornecki". Sailing.org. Retrieved November 13, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b c Tammy Berger. "Our Representatives at the Olympics" (PDF). IDC Herzliya. Retrieved November 13, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Jews in the Olympics: 63 Athletes, 7 Countries". Jewishinstlouis.org. Archived from the original on April 7, 2012. Retrieved November 13, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ a b c "Vered Buskila (1983–)". Jewishvirtuallibrary.org. 2011. Retrieved November 13, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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