All posts tagged Maccabiah Games

Jewish Paralympian decides to retire

Despite the temptation of Tokyo 2020, veteran Australian Paralympic table tennis player Barak Mizrachi has announced his competitive retirement after almost two decades in the sport.

Double delight for Jewish athletes at Commonwealth Games

JEMIMA Montag created Australian Jewish sporting history on Sunday morning when she won the 20km race walk at the Commonwealth Games.

Rifkin’s impressive debut in Holland

Daniel Rifkin nailed a personal best time on debut at the ITU Triathlon Age Group World Championships in Holland last month.

Father and son to compete at worlds

Sydney father and son Julian and Daniel Rifkin will fly to Rotterdam next week to represent Australia at the 2017 ITU Triathlon Age Group World Championships.

Aussie netballers create history at Games

Australia created netball history at the 2017 Maccabiah Games by becoming champions in both the open and junior competitions.

Gold, silver, bronze for Aussie cyclists

IT was an amazing triple treat for Australia in the men’s 40+ cycling time trial on July 9, with Alex Lehrer winning gold, Australian Maccabiah team captain Sean Bloch earning silver, and comeback king Josh Goldstat bagging bronze.

Australia’s epic futsal comeback

AUSTRALIA pulled off a miraculous last-minute victory over Brazil on July 10 to qualify for the futsal finals at the Maccabiah Games and keep their hopes of a medal alive. 

Maccabiah Games kick off

AUSTRALIA is off to a ripping start at the 20th Maccabiah Games in Israel, with the Aussie athletes nabbing dozens of medals.

Levy smashes world record at Maccabiah

THE swimming finals kicked off in the best way possible for the Australian team at the Maccabiah Games, with two-time Paralympic gold medallist Matt Levy now adding the title of three-time Maccabiah gold medallist to his résumé.

20 years on: remembering Maccabiah bridge victims

SHELLY Jackson was 37 weeks pregnant when Australian athletes, including her father Warren Zines, plunged into the Yarkon River as the bridge outside the 1997 Maccabiah Games Opening Ceremony in Ramat Gan collapsed.