Ayrton to lead Team GB in Swimming and Athletics at 2017 Maccabiah

By Danny Caro, February 10, 2016

Murray Ayrton has spoken of his delight after it was confirmed he will oversee both Team GB Track & Field and Team GB Swimming squads as dual Sports Chair at the 20th Maccabiah Games in 2017.


Tomarkin nets home win

By Simon Griver, December 14, 2015

Home comforts paid dividends for Ya’akov Tomarkin who claimed two silver medals at the European Short Course Swimming Championships at the Wingate Institute in Netanya.

The Israeli finished runner-up in the 100m medley and 200m backstroke in one of the most high-profile sporting events to be held in the country.


JCC Games latest news

By Danny Caro, August 11, 2015

Team Maccabi GB have made a flying start to the JCC Games in Fort Lauderdale.

Joe Kaye and Nathan Sonn secured bronze in the U14 Team event in Table Tennis.

Dylan Goldstein and Oliver Adler WIN Bronze in 15-16 Table Tennis Team Competition.

Rachel Ayrton won double bronze in the U16 Swimming competition, with Jacob Steinberg finishing third in the 200m relay.


Ellie's our national treasure

By Danny Caro, August 7, 2015

Team Maccabi GB’s swimming squad reached new heights in Berlin, with an outstanding 39-medal haul.

Led diligently by Samantha Russo, they won a procession of silverware, with each squad member securing a podium finish.


Collins praises Team Maccabi GB's golden generation

By Danny Caro, August 6, 2015

Daniel Collins saluted Team Maccabi GB’s golden wonders as the delegation returned from Berlin with a record 101-medal haul – their largest ever at the European Maccabi Games.

Prior to the 14th European Maccabi Games, Head of Delegation Collins told the JC that he had no specific medal


European Maccabi Games - Day 4 review from Berlin

By Danny Caro, July 31, 2015

Team Maccabi GB won another sackload of medals, with the swimmers and ten pin bowlers coming up trumps. There were also good wins in the tennis, football and some exciting futsal matches, with the delegation on course for more medals when the action resumes on Sunday.



Team Maccabi GB EMG medal table

By Danny Caro, July 29, 2015

Here is the medal breakdown of Team Maccabi GB's athletes at the European Maccabi Games in Berlin.


GOLD - 27 medals
Trevor Pears - SWIMMING Masters 50m fly
Trevor Pears - SWIMMING Masters 50m Freestyle
Ellie Grant - SWIMMING Juniors 50m butterfly
Ellie Grant - SWIMMING Juniors 50m breaststroke
Ellie Grant - SWIMMING Juniors 100m breaststroke


Pears powers GB to first gold at EMG

By Danny Caro, July 29, 2015

Trevor Pears won Team Maccabi GB’s first gold of the European Maccabi Games in Berlin on day one of the swimming competition when the British delegation registered a sensational 14-medal haul in the pool.


Warner wins final warm-up race ahead of World Champs

July 23, 2015

Adam Warner completed his preparations for the Fina Masters World Championships in Russia by winning a 3k in Marlow.

The 2013 Maccabiah Games star made a flying start on the 1,500m circuit that the swimmers completed twice. He was soon caught up by two members of the chasing pack and he eased up slightly to sit behind them and conserve his energy.


Hinawi makes a splash in Baku

By Danny Caro, June 26, 2015

Marc Hinawi claimed Israel's eighth medal of what is proving to be a hugely success European Games for the nation after impressing in the pool in Baku.

Hinawi registered a new personal best time of 15:25 in the final of the 1,500m after finishing third.

Reflecting on his time, which was also a junior national record, Hinawi admitted he had mixed emotions about the race.