The breaststroke specialist served three years in the Israeli Military before fulfilling his goal of becoming a collegiate swimmer.
High School: 2014 graduate of ORT Motzkin, Israel • member of Maccabi Kiryat Bialik swim club • 14-time Israeli National Age Group champion in breaststroke and IM events • member of Israeli national team • represented Israel in COMEN Cup (Mediterranean games), Multinations Cup in 2012, European Short Course Championships in 2015 and in the European Long Couse Championships in 2016.
Personal: Born July 26, 1996 • son of Ilonna and Slava Yudashkin • has one sibling: Alexandra • enjoys surffing, fishing and reading books • served in the Israeli Defense Froces as an outstanding athlete from 2014-2017 and demobilized as a staff Sergeant • plans to major in economics.
Meet the Newcomers: Tom Donker
12/12/2017 - M. Swimming
In this edition of Meet the Newcomers, GopherSports.com catches up with freshman backstroker Tom Donker. He hails from Zutphen, Netherlands and has made his mark early for the Gophers in ...
Gophers Dominate at Minnesota Invite
12/2/2017 - M. Swimming
Minnesota capped off the final night of the Minnesota Invite with dominate performances all around.
Padington Sets School Record at Minnesota Invite
12/1/2017 - M. Swimming
The Gophers combined to win 10 of the 12 final events.