Swimming

Warner celebrates win double

By Danny Caro, May 10, 2013

Adam Warner successfully defended his 1,500m title at the London Region Championships.

Warner, who will represent Team GB in his first Maccabiah Games in July, also won the 400m freestyle race.

He said: "I'm really pleased with how I swam at the weekend. I hope my good times will put me in a fast heat for the Maccabiah.

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Grant makes a splash

By Danny Caro, March 28, 2013

Ellie Grant was the star performer at the Essex County Championships.

She won 10 golds, four silvers and two bronze medals in the girls 11-year-old age group.

Grant, 11, was named the top female swimmer in her age category and best overall competitor. She excelled in the 200m, her strongest event, breaking the long-standing event record time of 2:52:05.

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Are you ready for the new big Macc test?

January 24, 2013

Maccabi GB are looking for athletes to challenge in the ultimate test at the 19th Maccabiah Games - the Man/Woman Endurance Challenge.

With most athletes already selected to represent the country in Israel this summer, the new Endurance Challenge will identify men and women with the highest stamina.

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2013 is all about the Maccabiah

By Danny Caro, January 3, 2013

It's virtually impossible to follow a year like 2012 on the sporting front, but quite clearly, the main focus in Jewish terms will be the 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel.

A number of my ones to watch in 2013 will be lining up for what is expected to be a star-studded event, kicking-off at Jerusalem’s Teddy Stadium in July.

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Halter still going strong

By James Masters, January 2, 2013

Forget Rebecca Adlington and Kerri-Anne Payne, it’s Susan Halter who should provide inspiration to the next generation of swimming stars.

At the age of 85, the former Olympian hits the pool every morning with the gold medals still rolling in.

Just last October during the Masters and Senior Championship in Sheffield, Halter blew away her competition in the 85-89 age group.

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Bronze for Warner

By Danny Caro, December 6, 2012

Adam Warner claimed a medal his first short-course competition of the season.

Warner, who will represent Team GB at next summer’s Maccabiah Games, took bronze in the 1,500m race and set a new personal best at the London Region Winter Championships at Barnet Copthall in north-west London.

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2012 Paralympics: Day 10 round-up

By Danny Caro, September 9, 2012

Israel won another two medals on Day 10 of the 2012 Paralympic Games to take their tally to eight overall.

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Noam Gershony won Israel's first gold medal of the 2012 Paralympic Games after beating David Wagner of America in straights sets on Saturday.

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Koning-Peper makes a splash at Paralympics

By Danny Caro, September 7, 2012

Mirjam de Koning-Peper was the most successful Jewish athlete on week one of the 2012 Paralympic Games.

The Dutch paraplegic swimmer won gold and bronze at the Aquatics Centre to take her overall Paralympic medal tally to six.

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2012 Paralympics: Day 6 round-up

By Danny Caro, September 4, 2012

Inbal Pezaro missed out on a third medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games, but Israel's men are assured of a medal in the Quad Singles Wheelchair Tennis competition after excelling in the last eight.

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2012 Paralympics: Day 5 round-up

By Danny Caro, September 3, 2012

Israel failed to claim its four medal of the Games despite having two athletes in one final on Monday.

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Iad Joseph Shalabi finished fifth in 2:24:73 and Itzhak Mamistvalov finished in sixth place in a time of 2:25:60 in the Men's 100m final at the Aquatics Centre in Stratford.

Mamistvalov won bronze in the 200m Freestyle on Saturday.

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