European Maccabi Games

Medals galore for MSFL stars in Vienna

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2011

MSFL stars brought home medals galore from the European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

Daran Bern, the MSFL Player of the Season, Redbridge teammate Dan Lee, together with Faithfold’s Paul Babai, Neasden’s George Fierstone and Ben Ellis helped GB bring home gold in the Open Football tournament.

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Goodnight Vienna: Brits bring down curtain on a thriller

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2011

It's literally impossible to sum up the 13th European Maccabi Games in a few words.

Having sent its largest-ever squad to an EMG, it was pretty clear from the outset that Team GB were going to come home with a record medal haul. But these Games were about so much more than just the medals.

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Hero Harris takes top prize

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2011

Great Britain's golfers claimed their biggest ever medal haul at a European Maccabi Games.

Fielding a 22-man squad in the Open, Masters and Ladies' events, they won 15 medals including seven gold at the Fontana Golf Club.

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Flying Fisher

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2011

Golden girl Hollie Fisher led Britain's charge for glory after making waves in Vienna.
The 13-year-old from Rickmansworth recorded a stunning four gold medal haul after making a mockery of her competition.

Fisher, who is a member of the Hillingdon Swimming Club, picked up nine medals in all as Team GB made a real splash the pool.

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Team GB Euro Games memories

By Danny Caro, July 14, 2011

The 13th European Maccabi Games saw Team GB take its largest-ever delegation to Vienna. They brought home a record medal haul and shared in an experience of a lifetime with more than 2,000 Jews from around the globe.

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Cohen crowing after GB success

By Danny Caro, July 13, 2011

GB Team manager Samantha Cohen believes the 13th European Maccabi Games were a major 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.

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Brit's are table toppers

By Danny Caro, July 13, 2011

GB table tennis boss Dov Katz spoke of his pride at leading the squad to its greatest ever international success.

Katz's table toppers won nine medals - three gold, three silver and three bronze.

Wonderkid Zak Zilesnick was the star of the show. A clean sweep saw the teenager win singles gold, doubles gold and team gold.

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Success for Scotland

By Danny Caro, July 13, 2011

Errol Hornstein, head of delegation of Maccabi Scotland, was proud of his 11-man team after they brought home three silvers from the European Maccabi Games in Vienna.

Bernard Cohen, the former chairman of Maccabi Scotland, Ory Lovat, David Edelman and Londoner Joey Carr helped the team take silver in the Open Handicap.

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Brits bowled over by Ellis efforts

By Danny Caro, July 13, 2011

Gary Ellis received a commemorative certificate after registering a perfect 300 score in ten pin bowling.

Ellis was GB's top performer at the 2007 European Maccabi Games in Vienna and he recorded the second perfect score of his career and the second at the EMG.

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Bridge draws a blank in Vienna

By Danny Caro, July 13, 2011

There was heartbreak for GB in the Bridge event as they missed out on a medal.

Captained by Andrew Kaye, GB led the 15-team competition until the last day but, having beaten eventual winners Austria, they had to settle for fifth position and were the only British team to finish without a medal.

In Bernard Teltscher, aged 89, they had the oldest participant at the European Maccabi Games.

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