Swimming

Flying start for GB at JCC Games

August 26, 2014

Team Maccabi GB got straight down to business in Cherry Hill, New Jersey at the JCC Maccabi Games 2014 with 17 medals including four gold, nine silver and four bronze on the first day.

And the medals kept pouring in on day two with the delegation winning an incredible 46 across all sports.

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Israel on medal hunt at Euro swimming finals

By Simon Griver, August 8, 2014

Israel are sending 15 athletes to next week’s European Swimming Championships in Berlin.

Jonatan Kopelev and Guy Barnea offer the best medal hopes in the 50m backstroke, along with Yaakov Tomarkin (100m and 200m back), Guy Nevo (200m medley) and Amit Ivri (50m and 100m breast).

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Warner top of the docks

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2014

Adam Warner won the 3k race at the London Region Open Water Championships at Surrey Docks.

Fresh from his silver medal at the Brighton Pier to Pier race last week, Warner was one of the first into the water and made his way to the front before making a decisive burst to the finish line on the six-lap, 500m circuit.

Warner said: "This sets me up nicely for the Nationals in Sheffield."

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Meyer reflects on Commonwealth bronze

By Danny Caro, August 4, 2014

Amy Meyer believes the 2016 Rio Olympics are the next part of her journey after winning bronze in the judo competition at the Commonwealth Games.

Meyer, 22, recovered from a first-round loss to win her repechage fight against Zambia before claiming bronze against Barbados in the under-48 division.

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Warner wins London regionals

July 29, 2014

Adam Warner won the 3k race at the London Region Open Water Championships at Surrey Docks.

Warner missed last year's competition due to Maccabiah commitments and he used the race as preparation for next weekend British Gas National Open Water Championships in Sheffield.

The six-lap, 500m circuit saw swimmers compete in perfect conditions, with the water temperature was around 23 degrees.

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Mixed fortunes for Dunford in Glasgow

By Danny Caro, July 25, 2014

Jason Dunford finished fifth in the semi-finals of the 50m Butterfly at the Commonwealth Games.

The Kenyan swimmer touched home in 24.03 in a close race, less than a second behind race winner Benjamin Proud.

Earlier in the day, the 2012 Olympian was runner-up in his heat behind England's Benjamin Proud with a time of 23.76.

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Jason's chasing Commonwealth gold

By Danny Caro, July 17, 2014

Jason Dunford does not feel under pressure to repeat his heroics of Delhi 2010 as he bids to defend his Commonwealth Games gold medal.

Having won Kenya's first Commonwealth gold four years ago, he is setting his sights on more silverware in Glasgow next week.

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Adam makes a big splash

By Danny Caro, July 10, 2014

Adam Warner took bronze at the German Open Water finals.

Warner finished third in his age group in the 5K, crossing the line in 60 minutes. He had to settle for 19th place in the 10k in a time of two hours.

"As expected, the race was very tough," said Warner.

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Levy looking to make a splash at EMG 2015

December 10, 2013

Gil Levy has been brought into Team Maccabi GB’s Swimming set-up for the European Maccabi Games 2015 in Berlin.

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Maccabiah athletes did Hong Kong proud, says Gordon

By Danny Caro, August 22, 2013

Daniel Gordon has described Hong Kong’s 10-medal haul at the Maccabiah Games as a remarkable achievement.

Swimmer Ana Scherer was the delegation’s standout performer, bringing home four gold medals and two silvers.

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