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Nina Gorodetsky – Badminton

  • Nina Gorodetsky – Badminton

Nina is a badminton player, a member of the Haifa’s Beit Halochem,  a Paralympic athlete who joins the delegation to Tokyo after receiving the ticket to the games.

Nina was injured in a car accident when she was 17 years old.

She married Dor Kessel, who was her badminton coach and they have 2 children.

Badminton has become part of the Paralympic Games for the first time in Tokyo.

Age: 40
Marital status: Married + 2
Residence: Kiryat Tivon
Club: Beit Halochem Haifa
Sport: Badminton
Individual / Group: Individual
Branch seniority: 15 years
Coach: Leon Pogetz

Personal achievements:

Nina is ranked 7th in the world rankings, won a Gold medal in the mixed doubles category at the 2018 European Championships, along with Amir Levy, in the world round competitions won a Bronze medal in Brazil in 2020.

Leon Pogetz – Badminton coach

Badminton coach at the Hapoel Or Akiva club, the Israeli youth team, Nina Gorodetsky’s Paralympic coach.

Former Israeli Champion 17 times, Champion of Maccabi 1997, 1993, former member of the Israeli national team.

About five years ago I met Nina Gorodetsky and started coaching her and recently we got a ticket to Tokyo !!


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