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Team Maccabi GB ready to turn up the heat in Miami as JCC Maccabi Games squad announced

Maccabi GB, in partnership with UJIA is proud to officially announce the athletes who will be competing on behalf of Team Maccabi GB at this summer’s JCC Maccabi Games in Miami, Florida. The JCC Games, from 3rd – 13th August 2017, are a chance for young athletes under the age of 16 to represent their country in America in a sporting environment, whilst experiencing social and cultural programmes with other young Jewish people from around the world.

 

The full Team Maccabi GB squad will consist of 45 athletes, 13-person Management Team and an Artist who will perform in the Artsfest – a festival of performing arts which runs simultaneously alongside the Games. They will be overseen by Heads of Delegation Janice and Ian Aarons. For many of the representatives it will be a chance to announce themselves to the Jewish sporting world as potential future European Maccabi Games and Maccabiah stars.

 

The announcement comes just a few months after the Management Team was confirmed.

 

The full list of Squads and athletes can be found below:

             

U14 Boys Football

Managers: Pinky Zimmer & Alex Elf

Ben Barnett

Jack Baruch

Joseph Bregman

Jake Frank

Scott Leslie

Sam Meisel

Dylan Phillips

Max Platter

Ruben Wapnick

 

U14 Boys Football

Managers: Zack Lewis and Stacey Abendstern      

Joshua Adams

Guy Appel

Mikey Charney

Harry Dryan

Sonny Fraser

Raphael Goldberg

Josef Marks

Gilad Newmark

Lucas Schreiber

Buddy Smith

 

U14 Boys Table Tennis

Manager: Tzippy Orenstein  

Samuel Klein

Samuel Nissim

Jacob Sobel

 

U14 Boys Tennis

Manager: Goldie Orenstein  

Alon Hannuna

Joshua Imber

Oliver Mosheim

Joseph Salt

 

U14 Girls Swimming

Manager: Sarah Goodman   

Romane Ferera

Anatole Ferera

Noah Stewart

 

U16 Boys Football

Managers: Callum Stein and Joshua Pugh  

Jimmy Barnett

Grant Birke

Harry Brodin

Joseph Franklin

Mitchell Jacobson

Liam King

Eytan Millan

Yaacov Sills

Elliot Smith

Teddy Sonin

 

U16 Girls Dance

Manager: Rosie Cheyette     

Tali Orenstein

 

U16 Girls Football

Manager: Stacey Abendstern

Natasja Collis

Rio Rosenberg

Sophie Gill

 

Artsfest

Manager: Rosie Cheyette     

Jay Turosfsky

 

Delegation Heads: Janice & Ian Aarons

General Team Manager: Alex Elf

Welfare: Simon Lee

 

This summer’s JCC Maccabi Games will see over 1200 young, Jewish athletes from around 40 different delegations descend on Florida.

 

Speaking about the selection Head of Delegation Janice Aarons said, “It is an incredible experience to represent Team Maccabi GB at a JCC Maccabi Games. Each host city does a fantastic job putting on a great games and I'm sure Miami will be no different.   We have an extremely talented squad who have shown incredible passion and skill in training. The athletes can expect intense competition mixed with plenty of exciting events with their host families and other young, Jewish participants from around the world.

 

“The unique element of the JCC Maccabi Games and Artsfest is the kindness the hosts show in welcoming our athletes into their homes and ensure they have as much fun as possible during the trip. I know our Delegation will have an incredible time and do British Jewry proud.”

 

For further details visit www.maccabigb.org/jccgames

 

Team Maccabi GB ready to turn up the heat in Miami as JCC Maccabi Games squad announced
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Maccabi GB, in partnership with UJIA is proud to officially announce the athletes who will be competing on behalf of Team Maccabi GB at this summer’s JCC Maccabi Games in Miami, Florida. The JCC Games, from 3rd – 13th August 2014, are a chance for young athletes under the age of 16 to represent their country in America in a sporting environment, whilst experiencing social and cultural programmes with other young Jewish people from around the world.