Israeli swimmer Gal Nevo qualifies for 200-meter medley Olympic semifinals
Earlier, Yakov Tomarkin qualified for the 200-meter backstroke semifinals after setting an Israeli record.
Israeli swimmer Gal Nevo qualified Wednesday afternoon for the semifinals of the men's 200-meter individual medley.
Nevo finished heat number five in fifth place with a time of 1:59.56 minutes, good enough for 12th place overall.
The semifinals in Nevo's event are scheduled to commence Wednesday at 10:41P.M. Israel time.
Earlier Wedsnesday, Israeli swimmer Yakov Toumarkin advanced to the semifinals of the men's individual's 200-meter individual backstroke.
He finished his heat in third with a time of 1:57.33 minutes, setting an Israeli record by two-hundredths of a second, which placed him eighth among all competitors.
The previous Israeli record was 1:57:35.
Tomarkin was ranked 8th place overall. American swimmer Rayn Lochte finished first in a time of 1:56.36 minutes.