Matan Roditi (born 6 October 1998) is a 22-year-old pool and Olympic open water swimmer from Israel.
Open Water Swimming Career
- He finished eighth at the LEN Open Water Cup in Eilat, Israel 10 km marathon swim.
- He finished 25th in the 5 km race at the 2017 FINA World Swimming Championships in Lake Balaton, Hungary on 15 July.
- He finished 6th in the 10 km marathon swim leg of the LEN European Open Water Swimming Cup in Eilat, Israel on 25 March 2018.
- He finished 5th in the 10 km marathon swim at the 2018 European Championships in Loch Lomond, Scotland on 9 August 2018.
- He won the 10 km race at the 2019 South African Open Water Swimming Championships in Jeffreys Bay.
- He finished 4th in the 2020 Australian Open Water Championship 10 km at Brighton Beach on 25 January 2020.
- He finished 4th in the 10 km FINA Olympic Marathon Swim Qualifier in 2:02:15.90 in Parque Urbano de Albarquel in Setúbal Bay, Portugal at the age of 22 to qualify for the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to be held on 5 August 2021.
- On 18 July 2019, he competed in the 5 km mixed Team relay at the 18th FINA World Championships in South Korea at the age of 20.
- On 16 July 2019, he finished 20th in the 10 km in 1:48:59.60 at the 18th FINA World Championships in South Korea at the age of 20.
- On 15 June 2019, he finished 4th in the 10 km in 1:50:24.00 at the FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series in Lake Balaton, Hungary at the age of 20.
- On 9 August 2018, he finished 10 km in 1:49:36.20 at the European Championships in the UK at the age of 19.
- On 16 June 2018, he finished 7th in the 10 km in 1:56:03.90 at the FINA/Hosa Marathon Swim World Series in Lake Balaton, Hungary at the age of 19.
- On 5 August 2021, he finished 4th in the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim in Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo Bay at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
2020 Tokyo Olympic 10K Marathon Swim Results
Gold: Florian Wellbrock (Germany, 23) 1:48:33.70
Silver: Kristóf Rasovszky (Hungary, 24) 1:48:59.00
Bronze: Gregorio Paltrinieri (Italy, 26) 1:49:01.10
4. Matan Roditi (Israel, 22) 1:49:24.90
5. Athanasios Kynigakis (Greece, 22) 1:49:29.20
6. Marc-Antoine Olivier (France, 25) 1:50:23.00
7. Ferry Weertman (Netherlands, 29) 1:51:30.80
8. Michael McGlynn (South Africa, 21) 1:51:32.70
9. Hau-Li Fan (Canada, 23) 1:51:37.00
10. Jordan Wilimovsky (USA, 27) 1:51:40.20
11. Rob Muffels (Germany, 26) 1:53:03.30
12. Kai Graeme Edwards (Australia, 22) 1:53:04.00
13. Taishin Minamide (Japan, 25) 1:53:07.50
14. Mario Sanzullo (Italy, 28) 1:53:08.60
15. David Farinango (Ecuador, 20) 1:53:09.80
16. Phillip Seidler (Namibia, 23) 1:53:14.10
17. Daniel Delgadillo (Mexico, 31) 1:53:14.40
18. Alberto Martinez (Spain, 23) 1:53:16.50
19. Kirill Abrosimov (Russian Olympic Committee, 29) 1:54:29.30
20. Ous Mellouli (Tunisia, 37) 1:56:33.30
21. Vitaliy Khudyakov (Kazakhstan, 26) 1:57:53.70
22. William Yan Thorley (Hong Kong, 18) 1:58:33.40
23. Tiago Campos (Portugal, 22) 1:59:42.00
24. Matej Kozubek (Czech Republic, 25) 2:01:52.10
DNF Hector Thomas Cheal Pardoe (Great Britain, 20)
DNF David Aubry (France, 24)
2021 World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year Award Nomination
He was nominated for the 2021 World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year Award. The winners and nominees included:
Winner: Avram Iancu (Romania)
First Runner-up: José Eduardo do Amaral Ferreira (Brazil)
Second Runner-up: Jordan Leckey (Ireland)
4. Krzysztof Gajewski (Poland)
5. Meliah Motchman (Canada)
6. Courtney Moates Paulk (USA)
7. Rusya – Türkiye Uluslararasi Karadeniz 320 km Açik Deniz Yüzme Maratonu (Russia – Turkey)
8. Jennifer Dutton (USA)
9. John Batchelder (USA)
10. Serge Gellé and Andrianarison Jimmy Laitsara (Madagascar)
11. Qing Li (USA)
12. Défi Titicaca (France)
13. Anna Brown (Andorra)
14. Oceane Cassignol (France)
15. Matan Roditi (Israel)
- Takeaways from the 2022 FINA World Championships
- Gravley Brothers Take On The World
- Heat Survey for the Tokyo Olympic Marathon Swimmers
- Hector Pardoe, Out But Not Down At The Olympics
- Florian Wellbrock Dominates The Olympic 10K Marathon Swim
- Gregorio Paltrinieri Achieves The Mellouli Double
- Kristóf Rasovszky Appreciates Training In Lake Hévíz For Tokyo Bay
- Big Surprises At The Olympic 10K Marathon Swim
- Chantal Liew, Olympic Open Water – Singaporean First
- Matan Roditi Is Heading To The Tokyo Olympic Games
- Athanasios Kynigakis Is Heading To The Tokyo Olympic Games
- Watch The Olympic Qualification Race – Takeshi Toyoda Of Japan In Lead
- Hector Pardoe Is Heading To The Tokyo Olympic Games
- Olympic Dreams To Be Made In Setúbal Bay – The Men
- Ferry Weertman Wins Australian 10 km Championships
- Ferry Weertman Works Out And Doubles Up At Australian Open Water Swimming Championships
- Michelle Weber Goes 2 4 2 In 5 And 10K
- Marc-Antoine Olivier Makes A Fast Statement In 5K
- Mateusz Sawrymowicz, Expecting The Unexpected
- World Open Water Swimming Series
- World Open Water Swimming Association
- Open Water Swimming
- Olympic 10K Marathon Swim round-up
- Marathon Swimming
- Olympic 10K Marathon Swim
- Daily News of Open Water Swimming
- I Got Stung
- World Marathon Swimming Association
- Mateusz Sawrymowicz, Expecting The Unexpected
- Matan Roditi FINA bio