Tokyo 2020: Olympic Marathon Swim Predictions - Matan Roditi (Israel)

Tokyo 2020: Olympic Marathon Swim Predictions – Matan Roditi (Israel)


Matan Roditi (born 6 October 1998) is a swimmer who competes internationally for Israel. His last result is the 4th place for the men’s 10 km open water during the Olympic Games – Qualification Tournament Marathon Swim 2021. He competes in 10 km open water, 5 km open water and 5 km mixed open water team.

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.

Date of Birth
6 Oct 1998

Height (cm)


City and Country Of Residence

Languages Spoken

Name Of Coach
Amir Ofer [national], ISR

Tokyo Olympic Games – Marathon Swim Predictions: “Expect the Unexpected”

WOWSA expects the unexpected at the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Both the men’s and women’s races will be extremely close in the very flat – very warm-water, extremely humid and tightly-packed conditions.

It is anyone’s guess what will happen in the women’s race on August 4th and the men’s race on August 5th. Who will win gold? Who will finish in the Top 10? Will anyone have to quarantine or be prevented from swimming due to COVID-19 regulations?

No one knows. But WOWSA based its bold predictions on the track records of the world’s fastest marathon swimmers combined other intangibles, tendencies and tactics of each Olympic athlete.

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