European Maccabi Games

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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Four-midable GB win gold after Germany rout

By Danny Caro, July 12, 2011

Ben Winston's Open football squad were worthy winners of the gold medal after dominating from start to finish in the final against Germany which they won 4-0 on Wednesday evening.

EMG OPEN FOOTBALL FINAL
GB 4 GERMANY 0

Two goals from James Gershfield plus one apiece from Daran Bern and Matt Stock saw GB maintain their perfect record in front of a big crowd at the Hakoah.

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Golden boys see off Germany

By Danny Caro, July 12, 2011

Two goals from Michael Kenley earned GB gold in the Junior Football competition as they beat Germany 2-0.

Joel Nathan's men ran out deserved winners with Kenley also winning the golden boot on eight goals.

The London Lions marksman grabbed a goal in each half as Joel Nathan's men finished the competition with a 100 per cent record.

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GB Open Russell up a bronze in futsal

By Danny Caro, July 12, 2011

EMG OPEN FUTSAL BRONZE PLAYOFF
GB 2 FRANCE 0
Two goals from Russell Goldstein helped GB take bronze as they ran out deserved winners against France.

GB started well with Jonathan Green and Danny Sugarman testing the keeper early on.

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GB junior hit perfect 10 for bronze

By Danny Caro, July 12, 2011

Sammy Carr, manager of the Junior futsal team, believes that his troops were made to pay for inexperience as they claimed bronze with a 10-1 demolition of Italy.

Braces from Oron Sheldon, Joe Sharpe plus one apiece from Josh Joseph, Nathan Sollosi, Jess Alexander, Taylor Gershon and an own goal did the trick in a one-sided playoff match.

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GB hit for six by Lithuania

By Danny Caro, July 11, 2011

Jonny Cohen’s GB Open futsal squad were on the receiving end of a Lithuanian master-class as the red-hot favourites romped to a 6-1 victory in the semi-final.

Lithuania got off to a flying start, taking the lead with their first attack after just two minutes. They cut the GB defence to rippons with their pace, power and movement making them too hot to handle.

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Girl power as GB win first football medal

By Danny Caro, July 11, 2011

Goals from Sara Lyons, Samantha Miller and Michaela Green saw GB Ladies claim their first-ever Open football medal as they overcame Germany 3-1 on Monday afternoon.

With the USA having run away with the competition, GB went head to head with the Germans in what was effectively a playoff for silver. The loser would go home empty-handed.

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It's GB versus Germany for gold

By Danny Caro, July 11, 2011

GB Open football confirmed their place in tomorrow’s gold medal match against Germany with an emphatic 8-1 victory over the hosts at SK Hakoah.

James Gershfield fired a double to take his tally to six goals in the competition. TJ Keterman bagged a brace with other goals coming from Michael Sacks, Daran Bern, Ben Ellis and a worldie from Adam Stolerman.

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It's a one-two for GB junior badminton boys

By Danny Caro, July 11, 2011

David Garcia was crowned champion of Europe after winning an all-GB final at Club Danube in Vienna.

Taking part in his first European Maccabi Games, Garcia, 15, beat Yossi Goodlink to take the gold in the Junior Boys badminton final.

A national country player, Garcia is currently ranked 20. He reached a high of 15.

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EMG Day 5 review on Team GB

By Danny Caro, July 11, 2011

The penultimate day of action here in Vienna saw Team GB add to their growing medal tally with gold and silver in the Boys Junior badminton.

GB MEDAL TABLE

OPEN FOOTBALL – GB 8 AUSTRIA 1

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