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Torten, Ron

Ron Jacob Torten

Sport:
sailing

Country Represented:
Israel

Years Competed:
1988

Olympic Info:
Torten and his brother Dan Torten were members of the Israeli sailing team at the 1988 Seoul Olympics and competed in the 470 class (two-person dinghy). During the Games, they finished in 18th place overall with 135.20 points (the winning team from France had 34.70 points).

Career Highlights:
Torten and his brother competed internationally for Israel in the 1980s and finished in sixth place in the 470 class event at the 1986 World Championships.

Birth and Death Dates:
unknown

Origin:
Israel


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References:
New York Times, Septemeber 28, 1988


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