Timea Toth (swimmer)

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Timea Toth
טימאה טוט
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Personal information
NationalityFlag of Israel.svg  Israel
Born (1968-02-05) February 5, 1968 (age 55)
Sport Swimming
Strokes50 m freestyle
200 m medley
400 m medley

Timea Toth (טימאה טוט; born February 2, 1968) is an Israeli former Olympic swimmer. [1]

She is a former member of the Romanian national team, and immigrated to Israel from Romania in 1990. [2] [3]

Toth competed for Israel at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, at the age of 24. [1] In the Women's 200 metre Butterfly she came in 20th with a time of 2:16.84, and in the Women's 100 metre Butterfly she came in tied for 29th with a time of 1:03.18. [1]

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  1. 1 2 3 "Timea Toth Bio, Stats, and Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.
  2. "29 July 1992". Jewish Post.
  3. "April 26, 1991 Page 2". Jewish News.