The breaststroke specialist served three years in the Israeli Military before fulfilling his goal of becoming a collegiate swimmer.
2017-18 Freshman Season: Placed eighth in the 100-yard breast (56.46), sixth in the 200 IM (1:53.46), and sixth in the 200-yard breast (2:04.15) at the Triple Dual vs Northwestern and Purdue • took second in the 100-yard breast (56.60) and second in the 200-yard breast (2:04.01) vs. Denver • finished seventh in the 100-yard breast (58.32) and seventh in the 200-yard breast (2:08.34) against Hawai'i and Drury • placed fifth in the 200 IM (1:49.80) and fourth in the 200-yard breast (1:58.91) at the Minnesota Invitational • finished third in the 100-yard breast (56.54), fifth in the 200-yard breast (2:05.20), and fourth in the 200 IM (1:52.82) vs. Iowa • had seventh place finishes in the 100-yard breast (57.82), the 200-yard breast (2:07.24), and the 200 IM (1:57.07) against Florida State.
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 surfing, 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.
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