GB to take 43 athletes to JCC Games


Maccabi GB have named a squad of 43 athletes for this summer's JCC Maccabi Games in Philadelphia.

Following on from last year's successful Games in Denver, the GB delegation will once again be led by the husband and wife team of Brian and Helena Green.

GB will send an Under 16 Girls lacrosse team to an international competition for the first time. They are also represented in basketball, football, swimming and tennis.

The Games are a mix of sporting competition and social activities for the 1,000 plus athletes from around the world to engage in and meet other Jewish teens.

Brian Green said: "We are delighted with the quality of the athletes as well as the management team that we have put in place. We are very confident of returning home with a haul of medals and, more importantly, plenty of new Maccabi friends."

GB SQUAD: Delegation heads: Brian Green and Helena Green

Football -James Belchak, Joffe Bradley, Johnny Daitz, Jack Davis, Dominic Feldman, Samuel Flitterman, Ben Levene, Teddie Levenfiche, Jamie Murrray, Reuben Seager and Joshua Tray. Managers: Matt Travers, Rob Richman

Lacrosse – Ella Benson, Charlotte Caplan, Olivia Cherkas, Amelia Cowen, Emma Hershman, Darcy Hill, Georgina Izen, Alyce Kohler, Hannah Rose, Rachel Rozewicz and Juliette Wise. Managers: Amy Ansell and Claire Richman

Basketball - Jake Breindel, Ethan Cohen, Ozzy Doron, Zak Nathan, Asher Rabstein, Ariel Reingold, Noah Segal, Sam Shooter and Alexander Simon. Managers: Marc Outmezguine and Matt Smith

Tennis - Jacob Alberga, Max Benaim, Jed Gaffin, Jacob Harris, Marco Laurence, Sam Lipton, Daniel Miller, Benjamin Zuckerman. Manager: Sam Cohen

Swimming – Joshua Davis, Kate Peters, Robert Edward Dos Santos, Libby Walker. Manager: Rachel Grunwerg

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