Amit Bechar
Amit Bechar

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Reut, Israel

High School:
Maccabimreut

Height:
5-4

Event:
Butterfly/Freestyle/IM

Birthdate:
05/31/1990


As A Junior (2012-13): Conference USA Championship Meet participant ... Competed in 10 dual meets ... Posted a third-place in the 200 butterfly during the tri-meet with Catawba and Limestone and also claimed third-place in the 1000 freestyle in the dual meet with William & Mary ... Earned a spot on the ECU Dean's List during the fall semester and the Honor Roll during the spring semester ... Member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

As A Sophomore (2011-12): Competed in 11 dual meets ... Participated in one Nike Cup finals event ... Posted top-20 finishes at the C-USA Championships in the 200 butterfly (11th) and 400 IM (16th) ... Also finished 29th in the 500 freestyle ... Tallied seven points at the conference championships ... Recorded three medal finishes during the dual meet season ... Earned first-place in the 400 IM against Catawba ... Member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

As A Freshman (2010-11): Did not participate in any events in compliance with NCAA eligibility rules ... Member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School/Club: Performed a two-year stint in the Israeli military ... Two-time Israeli champion in the 200 fly, 400 IM and 800 free ... Member of the Israel record-holding 200 free-relay team ... Set Maccabean Games records in the 200 fly and 400 IM ... Attended Maccabim-Reut High School ... Swam for Maccabi Swimming under coach Carmel Livyatan.

Personal: Pursuing a degree in marketing ... Born May 31, 1990 ... Parents are Gil and Drora Bechar ... Twin sister of ECU swimmer Noam Bechar ... Also has an older brother, Matan and older sister, Myan.

Bechar's Top Times
Event Time Year Meet In The ECU Record Books
400 IM 4:26.78 2013 C-USA Championships Ninth
200 Butterfly 2:05.62 2013 C-USA Championships
500 Freestyle 4:59.69 2013 C-USA Championships