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Senior Spotlight: Tal Hanani

Dec. 4, 2017

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- MSU Swimming and Diving will feature Senior Spotlights throughout the 2017-18 season.


Q: Who’s your favorite sports figure?

A: Novak Djokovic is my favorite sports figure.


Q: Who is your childhood idol?

A: Michael Phelps


Q: What is your favorite movie?

A: Forrest Gump


Q: What’s a place you would like to visit?

A: I would like to visit Machu Picchu, Peru.


Q: Who is the most famous person you’ve met?

A: Anthony Ervin


Q: What is your favorite professional sports team?

A: FC Barcelona


Q: What is your favorite food?

A: My mother’s Bourerkas


Q: What is your favorite TV show?

A: Game of Thrones


Q: What is one thing you can’t live without?

A: My family


Q: Do you have a pre-meet ritual?

A: To smile and remind myself how much I love this sport.


Q: What is your biggest fear?

A: Sharks.


Q: What is the best way to spend the day off?

A: Hiking.


Q: What is your ambition in life?

A: To enjoy the process.


Q: What or who are you most proud of?

A: My family.


Q: What are three words that describe you?

A: Israeli, swimmer, diverse.


Q: Why did you choose Michigan State?

A: I wanted a new experience.


Q: What led you to your major? What is your career aspiration?

A: The love of driving and the wish to create something unique.




Q: How did you spend your summer?

A: Managed my time between family, friends, swimming, job and travelling.

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