2005, 2003 World Championship Competitor
CSCAA Academic All-American
As a Freshman
2004-05: Swam in the 100, 200 and 400 free's at the World Championship ... Earned All-American honors swimming the leadoff leg for the 800 free relay at NCAAs that finished fourth (6:20.70) ... Swam the prelim's of the 200, 500 and 1650 free's at the NCAA Championship ... At SECs, swam the second leg of the 800 free relay (1:35.52 split) that finished runner-up ... Finished fifth in the 500 free at SECs and had a PR swim in the prelim's (4:20.65) ... Also swam the 200 and 1650 free's at SECs and swam a personal best in the 200 free (1:35.60).
High School: Trained at the Wingate Institute ... Israeli national record holder in both the 200 and 400 freestyles ... Top finisher at the 2003 nationals in the 100 free ... Member of the 2003 World Championship team ... Qualified for the XXVIII Olympics but was not taken to the games by the Israeli delegation.
Personal: Full name is Shai Livnat ... Born June 12, 1984 ... Parents are Uzi and Michal Livnat ... Has two brothers, Nir and Nadau.