Mon, Jun 25, 2012
Misha Zilberman is the first Israeli badminton player to represent Israel at the Olympic Games in London 2012.
Born in Moscow, Russia in 1989, he came to Israel with his parents in 1991.
Both his parents were athletes. His mother played professional badminton and his father was her coach.
Misha began competing in badminton tournaments at the age of 10 and joined the IDF for three years at the age of 18 under the special athletes program. He is ranked number 77 in the world.