Tamir Gonen
Tamir  Gonen
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
London, United Kingdom

High School:
Plymouth College

Height:
5-5

Event:
Fly, Distance Free

Club Team:
Plymouth Leader


11/18/2017

Jackets Conclude Action in Georgia Tech Invite

Two school records fall as men finish third, women finish fourth

11/17/2017

Tech Finishes Third, Fourth after Day Two of GT Invite

Iris Wang breaks her own 200 free school record; Camryn Hidalgo wins 3-meter dive

11/16/2017

Yellow Jackets Finish Fourth after First Day of GT Invitational

Ilgenfritz, Williamson set school records in 500 free

10/28/2017

Tech Dismantles Statesmen in Second-Straight Dual Meet Sweep

Freshman Camryn Hidalgo sets new program records in diving events

10/21/2017

Men Dominate, Women Edge Wildcats in Dual Meet Sweep

Georgia Tech swimming & diving completed its second sweep of the season with both the men and women defeating Northwestern on Saturday

2016-17 ACC Academic Honor Roll


2016-17 (Freshman): Made an immediate impact her freshman year in the free and fly events on the season ... Competed for the Jackets in the 500, 1000 and 1650 free, as well as the 100 and 200 fly events ... Recorded the second-fastest times on the season for the Jackets in the 500 free (4:54.78), 1000 free (10:16.07), 1650 free (16:56.64) and 200 fly (2:0019) ... Also had the sixth-best times on the year in the 200 free (1:51.91) and the 100 fly (55.56) ... Swam the first leg of the third-fastest 800 free relay time of the season for the Jackets at 7:46.32 ... Recorded 15 top-10 individual finishes on the season ... Finished second overall in the 150 fly (1:32.40) in the half-double meet versus Georgia Southern to open the season and second in the 200 fly (2:08.20) at the double-dual meet versus Boston College and Pitt ... Also finished third in the 1650 free (17:41.58) in the dual meet against Alabama and placed fourth in the 1000 free (10:28.31) in the dual meet with Georgia ... Posted a pair of fifth-place finishes in the 500 free (5:12.33) and 200 fly (2:06.32) in the meet versus both Florida State and SCAD ... Placed 14th in the 200 fly (2:01.37) and 25th in the 1650 free (17:36.21) at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Finished 20th in the 1650 free (16:56.64) and 22nd in the 200 fly (2:00.19) for the Jackets at the 2017 ACC Championships.

Before Tech: Swam for seven years under coach Jon Rudd at Plymouth College in Plymouth, Devon, England ... Competed for Israel at the 2015 European Short Course Championships in Israel ... Won the gold medal in the 100 fly at the Israeli Senior Short Course Championships in 2015-16 ... Also picked up a silver medal in the 200 fly event at the 2015-16 Israeli Senior Short Course Championships.

Personal: Full name is Tamir Gonen Cohen ... Born on Jan. 25, 1997 in Kfar Saba, Israel ... Daughter of Eyal and Galit Gonen Cohen ... Has two younger siblings named Segev and Liri ... Began swimming at three months old and then started swimming competitively at the age of nine ... Chose Georgia Tech because of the high level of academics, high level of athletics, the facilities and the location ... Plans to major in mechanical engineering.



Gonen's Career Top Times (through 11/30/17)
EVENT TIME MEET
100 Fly 55.56 2017 ACC Time Trials
200 Fly 2:00.02 2017 Georgia Tech Invitational
500 Free 4:50.98 2017 Georgia Tech Invitational
1000 Free 10:16.07 (s) 2017 ACC Championships
1650 Free 16:56.64 2017 ACC Championships
* relay split (s)