Team GB shine once again in US

August 25, 2011

Robert Dos Santos led the charge as Maccabi GB claimed 12 medals at the JCC Games in Philadelphia.

Swimming sensation Dos Santos grabbed gold in the 200m fly and also picked up three silvers and four bronze in the pool.

Kate Peters claimed three bronze and Libby Walker bagged a silver as the Brits made a big splash stateside.

Meanhwile, GB's football team retained their gold medal as they crushed the number one seed Orange County in the final.

Having progressed unbeaten from their group, they beat Mexico 4-0 and Panama 6-0 to progress to the final.

In Lacrosse, Julie Wise starred for the Brits but was unable to help them bring home a medal as they lost 8-6 to Philly in the bronze medal play off.

Jacob Harris won tennis gold in the under 14 recreational tournament, whilst Ben Zuckerman claimed silver in the under 14 competitive. There were also bronze medals for Max Benaim (under 14 competitive) and Jed Gaffin (under 14 doubles), with the duo picking up another bronze in the doubles.

In basketball, there was heartbreak for the Brits as as they lost out in dramatic fashion to Panama in the dying stages of the contest.

Last updated: 1:49pm, August 25 2011