Cohen hails dream games

GB Team manager Samantha Cohen believes the 13th European Maccabi Games were a stunning success both on and off the pitch.

Involved in a Maccabi Games for the 17th time, Cohen was delighted as the 240-man delegation brought home a record medal haul.

"The squad performance was fantastic," she said. "It exceeded expectations and the hard work from all athletes, managers and coaches has paid off.

"GB won a medal in almost every sport. Performances in the futsal events across the board was better than we ever dreamed of.

"The Games were fantastically run and our team spirit was amazing. Everyone came away with so many positives.

"It really exceeded all my hopes and expectations and pretty much everyone has gone home with a smile on their face."

    Last updated: 12:13pm, December 29 2011