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PEZARO Inbal
Sport Para swimming
NPC Israel   
GenderWomen
Age31
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S5, SB4, SM5
Further Personal Information
Residence
Haifa, ISR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Hebrew, English
Higher education
Biochemistry - Technion-Israel Institute of Technology: Haifa, ISR
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age five at the ILAN Haifa club in Israel.
Why this sport?
The sport was part of her rehabilitation.
Club / Team
ILAN Haifa: Kiryat Haim, ISR
Name of coach
Jacob Binenson [national], ISR
Senior International Debut
Year
2001
Competing for
Israel
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Stockholm, SWE
General Interest
Nicknames
Buli (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Hobbies
Skiing. (jpost.com, 04 Apr 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Yakov Binenson. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Enjoy what you do." (Athlete, 26 Aug 2010)
Awards and honours
She was named Israeli Sports Personality of the Year in 2008 by the Jerusalem Post newspaper. (jpost.com, 22 Dec 2017)
Impairment
She was born with a spinal disorder that affects the use of her legs. (infolive.tv, 09 Aug 2008)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
She has served as an athlete representative for the Israel Paralympic Committee. (paralympic.org, 30 Mar 2017)

FURTHER STUDIES
She has studied business and psychology at the Interdisciplinary Centre in Herzliya, Israel. (jpost.com, 04 Apr 2018)

HERITAGE
Her parents are Australians who immigrated to Israel. (jpost.com, 04 Apr 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2004 50m Freestyle S5 40.71
4 2004 100m Freestyle S5 1:23.59
3 2004 200m Freestyle S5 2:58.74
2 2004 100m Breaststroke SB4 2:00.07
4 2008 50m Freestyle S5 38.69
2 2008 100m Freestyle S5 1:21.57
2 2008 200m Freestyle S5 2:49.51
2 2008 100m Breaststroke SB4 1:57.75
3 2012 50m Freestyle S5 37.89
3 2012 200m Freestyle S5 2:56.11
4 2012 100m Breaststroke SB4 1:56.73
3 2012 100m Freestyle S5 1:22.56
5 2016 200m Freestyle S5 3:03.29
7 2016 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points  DSQ
6 2016 100m Breaststroke SB4 2:01.02
6 2016 50m Freestyle S5 39.73 
3 2016 200m Individual Medley SM5 3:38.20
5 2016 100m Freestyle S5 1:24.04 
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2002 50m Freestyle S5 44.35
5 2002 100m Freestyle S5 1:32.46
5 2002 50m Backstroke S5 50.58
1 2002 100m Breaststroke SB4 2:06.07
4 2006 50m Freestyle S5 40.65
2 2006 100m Freestyle S5 1:26.46
2 2006 200m Freestyle S5 3:01.68
1 2006 100m Breaststroke SB4 1:59.27
2 2010 200m Freestyle S5 2:54.14
2 2010 100m Breaststroke SB4 1:57.84
1 2010 100m Freestyle S5 1:23.41
2 2013 200m Freestyle S5 2:56.29
4 2013 100m Freestyle S5 1:25.70
4 2013 50m Freestyle S5 39.78
Heats 2015 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points  
2 2015 200m Freestyle S5 2:57.18
3 2015 50m Freestyle S5 40.17
2 2015 200m Individual Medley SM5 3:36.23
4 2015 100m Freestyle S5 1:24.84
3 2017 100m Freestyle S5 1:26.46
3 2017 50m Freestyle S5 39.31
4 2017 200m Freestyle S5 3:04.72
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 100m Freestyle S5 1:23.66
2 2014 200m Freestyle S5 2:59.84
2 2014 50m Freestyle S5 39.68
2 2016 200m Individual Medley SM5 3:39.27
3 2016 200m Freestyle S5 2:59.85
7 2016 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 3:03.56
3 2016 100m Freestyle S5 1:24.73
6 2016 50m Freestyle S5 42.50
1 2018 200m Freestyle S5 2:54.91
3 2018 100m Freestyle S5 1:25.21