Teamgb shine once again in US

The Jewish Chronicle - - Sport -

Robert Dos San­tos led the charge as Mac­cabi GB claimed 12 medals at the JCC Games in Philadel­phia.

Swim­ming sen­sa­tion Dos San­tos grabbed gold in the 200m fly and also picked up three sil­vers and four bronze in the pool.

Kate Peters claimed three bronze and Libby Walker bagged a sil­ver as the Brits made a big splash state­side.

Mean­hwile, GB’s foot­ball team re­tained their gold medal as they crushed the num­ber one seed Or­ange County in the fi­nal. Hav­ing pro­gressed un­beaten from their group, they beat Mex­ico 4-0 and Panama 6-0 to progress to the fi­nal. In Lacrosse, Julie Wise starred for the Brits but was un­able to help them bring home a medal as they lost 8-6 to Philly in the bronze medal play off.

Ja­cob Har­ris won ten­nis gold in the un­der 14 recre­ational tour­na­ment, whilst Ben Zuck­er­man claimed sil­ver in the un­der 14 com­pet­i­tive. There were also bronze medals for Max Be­naim (un­der 14 com­pet­i­tive) and Jed Gaf­fin (un­der 14 dou­bles), with the duo pick­ing up an­other bronze in the dou­bles.

In bas­ket­ball, there was heart­break for the Brits as as they lost out in dra­matic fash­ion to Panama in the dy­ing stages of the con­test.

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