Swimming

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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Israeli swimmers make history

By Simon Griver, August 19, 2013

History was made at the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona after two Israeli competitors made the final of the same race.

But there was disappointment for Guy Barnea and Jonatan Kopelev who finished seventh and eighth respectively in the 50m backstroke.

Barnea’s time of 25.14 seconds was slower than the 24.73 seconds he had achieved in the semi-finals.

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Israel gets gold in Paralympic swimming

By Anna Sheinman, August 16, 2013

Israel took its first gold medal at the 2013 World Paralympic Swimming Championships on Friday in the 100-metre freestyle.

Yitzhak Mamistvalov, who has cerebal palsy, was competing at the event in Montreal, Canada.

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Warner 'ready' for Maccabiah

By Danny Caro, July 2, 2013

Maccabiah-bound Adam Warner finished 25th out of 88 in a high quality field at the international German open water championships in Duisburg.

Competing in the 5k event, Warner produced a strong performance against some of the top swimmers in Europe.

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Double delight for Grant

By Danny Caro, June 20, 2013

Ellie Grant, 11, recorded event best times on her way to double gold at the London Regional Championships at Crystal Palace.

Grant’s performances in the 100m and 200m breaststroke events saw her achieve national qualification times in the 12-year-old age group.

She will compete in the ASA National Swimming Championships in Sheffield next month.

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