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Marc Brenner is a leading contender for a medal in Denver

Marc Brenner is a leading contender for a medal in Denver

Maccabi GB's 44-srtrong squad is completing preparations ahead of a trip to Denver for the JCC Maccabi Games.

The delegation features 36 athletes and eight managers. There are high hopes for golfer Marc Brenner, 14, who is currently number two for his age in the county. Brenner is also the youngest junior vice-captain at Abridge Golf & Country Club. The Essex county squad member will become junior captain in October. The squad departs on July 29.

The delegation features 36 athletes and eight managers including Neil Taylor, the Manchester based athletics manager who was born in Belfast.

Swimmers from Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham are featured in GB’s squad. Glaswegian Chloe Egelnick, Mancunian Annie Hyman, 12, the youngest in the group and Midlands based Hannah Nagar are among the athletes looking to bring home a medal.

The GB squad:

Track & Field: Natasha Collins, Nirvana Mitchell, James Nagioff, Danielle Newman, Stanley Offord, Joe Ross, Jack Stern, Simon Zeffertt. Manager: Neil Taylor

Tennis: Laurence Greenberg, Max Goott, Todd Heller, Samuel Lewis, Jordan Mizrahi, Sam Phillips, Zachary Skry, Oliver Tuch. Manager: Debra Silver

Swimming: Naomi Ayrton, Joshua Bekhor, Chloe Egelnick, Annie Hyman, Hannah Nagar, Alexander Plehn, Jon Luke Summerfield. Manager: Abigail Pinnick

Golf: Marc Brenner, James Golten. Manager: Claire Richman

Football (Under 14): Oliver Donne, Gregoire Feld, Taylor Gershon, Adam Gold, Teddie Levenfiche, Joseph Perl, Kane Rayner, Jake Rinsler, David Seitler, Oron Sheldon, Samuel Zerovabeli. Managers: Matt Travers and Rob Richman

Head of delegation: Brian Green and Helena Green

Last updated: 11:19am, July 16 2010