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WOLPERT Ron
Sport Para swimming
NPC Israel   
GenderMen
Age19
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Hebrew
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried swimming at age two and began competing at age 11.
Why this sport?
He was advised by doctors to take up swimming for physical therapy.
General Interest
Most influential person in career
His family and friends. (frogi.co.il, 22 Oct 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up in life, even if you feel you have some disadvantage." (frogi.co.il, 22 Oct 2017)
Impairment
His left arm was amputated below the elbow. (frogi.co.il, 22 Oct 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
8 2022 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:19.25
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
14 2018 100m Butterfly S9 1:10.04
14 2018 200m Individual Medley SM9 2:38.51
9 2018 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:24.92
8 2021 100m Breaststroke SB8 1:20.70