Shani Levinkind, member of U.S. Women's National Handball Team
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Shani Levinkind

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Tel-Aviv University ('14)

Began playing handball at age 11...While living in Israel, she played for the club team, B’nei Hertzeliya, and won eight straight national championships...Was also selected to the Israeli National Team in 10th grade, and was capped 26 times over her Israeli career...After completing her college degree, decided to play for the U.S. National Team to pursue her dream of playing in the Olympics...Is a dual citizen of both Israel and the United States.
  • 2021: Named to U.S. Women's National Team for North American and Caribbean Handball Confederation (NACHC) Women's Championships
  • 2019 Pan American Games - 4th (Lima, Peru)
  • 2019 North American and Caribbean Handball Confederation (NACHC) Championships - 5th (Mexico City, Mexico)
  • 2018 Pan American Games Qualifier - 1st (Montreal, Canada)
  • 2018 Busan International - 4th (Busan, South Korea)
  • 2017 Busan International - 4th (Busan, South Korea)
  • 2017 Pan American Championships - 5th (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
  • 2017 Pan American Championship (Nor.Ca Qualifier) - 2nd (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
  • 2015 Last-Chance Pan American Games Qualifier - 2nd (Montevideo, Uruguay)
  • 2014: Winter Classic, USA Blue Team - 1st
  • 2014: Named to Women's National Team Player Pool
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