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.



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.

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.


2012 Paralympics: Day 3 round-up

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2012

Israel claimed two more medals on Saturday, with swimmers Inbal Pezaro and Itzhak Mamistvalov coming up trumps at the Aquatics Centre.

Inbal Pezaro secured her second bronze of the Games with a scintillating performance in the 200m freestyle. This followed her third place finish in the 50m freestyle final on Thursday.


Pezaro claims second Paralympic medal

By Danny Caro, September 1, 2012

Swimming sensation Inbal Pezaro captured her second medal of the 2012 Paralympic Games on Saturday.

Having claimed bronze in the 50m freestyle on Day One, the Israeli finished third again, this time in the 200m freestyle final.

She had won her heat earlier in the day.

Pezaro said: "I'm delighted to win a second medal but disappointed with my performance.


Pezaro takes bronze at Paralympics

By Danny Caro, August 30, 2012

Inbal Pezaro recovered from a slow start to give Israel its first medal of the 2012 London Paralympics.

The five-time Paralympic medallist added a bronze to her collection after a miraculous comeback in the 50m freestyle final.

She said: "I'm happy to have given Israel a lucky start to the Games."

Pezaro, 25, had finished runner-up in her heat at the Aquatics Centre.


GB win medals galore at JCC Games

By Danny Caro, August 23, 2012

Team GB have returned from the JCC Games in Rockland, New York, with a record medal haul.

The squad broke the previous total from Denver in 2010 with a mammoth 96 medals.

The Boys Football team held their nerve to win one of 34 gold medals following a nail-biting penalty shootout
against Suffolk County.


Maccabi GB stars shine

August 20, 2012

Team GB made a flying start to the JCC Games in Rockland, New York.

Both Daniel Schindler and Robert Dos Santos won gold and bronze in swimming, while Chloe Jacobs took silver and Elisha Kramer a bronze.

In golf, Jack Myers took his tally to three golds and a silver after winning the two-day tournament. Joey Charles won two bronze medals in the under-14 category.


Olympic Games: Day 6 round-up

By Danny Caro, August 2, 2012

American gymnast Aly Raisman missed out on her second medal of the 2012 London Olympics, while Andy Ram and Jonathan Erlich bowed out of the Men's Doubles competition following two closely-fought sets against top seeds Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan.



Warner comes up trumps again

By Danny Caro, July 26, 2012

Adam Warner held off the challenge of 50 other competitors to win the Pier to Pier race in Brighton.

He said: “It’s an honour to win this prestigious competition as there is so much history involved.

"I have worked really hard to get to this result. It was a really exciting race and to go from back to front makes it even more special for me in what was my fourth attempt.”


Golden girls ready for London stage

By Simon Griver, July 9, 2012

In part two of our focus on the 2012 Olympic Games, we look at some of the top female Israeli athletes who will be looking to raise the bar in London

* Jillian Schwartz
Sport: Pole Vaulting
Date of Birth: September 19, 1979
Born: Evanston, Illinois, US
Honours: 2009 Maccabiah Games gold for Team USA