Last NameSportCountryYear Inducted

Sport: Sailing
Inducted: 2017
Country: Israel
Born: March 25, 1984, in Hadera, Israel

Lee-El Korzits

Israel's Lee Korzits won four World Sailing championships.

In 2003, the little-known 19-year old who ranked 29th in World Championships competition, edged the three-time Olympic medalist and reigning World Champion to capture the women's Mistral-class at the World Sailing Championships in Spain.

Injuries halted Korzits' chances at continuing success, but she returned to sailing in 2010.

One year later, she was silver RS:X medalist at the European Championships, and soon after, won her second World gold medal (RS:X) in Australia. In 2012, she won her third World title (RS:X) in Spain, and her fourth in 2013 (RS:X) in Brazil.

Korzits is a recipient of Israel Sports Woman of the Year.

At the 2004 Olympics, she finished 13th in Mistral, and at the 2012 Games she was 6th (RS:X).

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