Bachar, Shai : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Bachar, Shai

Sport:
sailing

Country Represented:
Israel

Years Competed:
1992

Olympic Info:
Bachar was a member of Israel's sailing team at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, and competed in the men's 470 event with partner Erez Shemesh. The duo finished in ninth place with a total of 90.70 penalty points; the gold medal-winning team (Spain) had 50.00 penalty points.

Career Highlights:
Bachar and partner Erez Shemesh are one of Israel's best 470 sailors and have competed in a number of international competitions. At the 1993 World Championships, they finished in third place to win the bronze medal. Two years later, they finished in 17th place in the men's 470 competition. Bachar also finished third at the 1993 European Championships (with a different partner).

Birth and Death Dates:
unknown

Origin:
Israel


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References:
New York Times, August 4, 1992


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