Parisky, Lilach : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Parisky, Lilach


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Years Competed:

Olympic Info:
Parisky was a member of the Israeli women's fencing team at the 1996 Olympics and competed in both the individual and team foil events. In the individual competition, Parisky won her first round match against Argentinian Yanina Iannuzzi, 15-7. In the second round, however, she was eliminated after losing to eventual gold medalist Laura Badea of Romania, 15-5. In the team competition, the Israelis were seeded No. 9 entering the Olympics. They lost to China in the first round (29-45), but defeated the United States (45-39) to finish in ninth place. The other members of the team were Ira Slivotsky, Lydia Hatoel-Zuckerman, and Ayelet Ohayon.

Career Highlights:
At the 1999 World Championships, Parisky finished in 41st place in the individual foil competition.

Birth and Death Dates:
b. July 21, 1972


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New York Times, July 23-August 3, 1996