Medals galore as young stars smash their record
Sammy bronze after he defeated compatriot Joe Kaye 4-2.
In the doubles, Team MGB made i t a 1 23, thanks to the pairs of Carl Breindel/Sammy Kaye, Joe Kaye/ Scott Leveson and Doddy Stelzer/Nathan Sonn .
In the plate competition, the singles were dominated by Oliver Weisfeld (gold), James Rich (silver) and Jake Bluston (bronze.)
There were 11 GB medals in the swimming events with golds for Chloe Jacobs in the 50m backstroke and Elisha Kramer, Daniel Rinkoff and Daniel Schindler in their respective 200m freestyle relays.
Schindler and Jacobs also took silvers i n the 200m individual medley.
Finally, there were bronzes for Elisha Kramer in the 100m breaststroke, Jacobs in the 200m freestyle relay and Molly Leizer and Rinkoff in the 200m butterfly, Schindler, winning a medal in every one of the 12 races he competed in.
In dancing, Leanne Poluck and Tamar Goldwater won the gold and silver in the U16 jazz solo event, while the team took silver in the group Israeli dancing.
Al s o triumphant on the day were Hannah Grunwerg and Daisy Margolis who picked up six medals between them – Hannah with two silvers and two bronzes, Daisy with a silver and a bronze for U16 girls choreography.
Team MGB’s football boys faced Mexico for a place in the final but lost 4-2 in extra-time. But they took the bronze thrashing East Bay 7–2.
In tennis, Tash Mosheim and Tammy Salt won girls doubles gold and Jack Miller and George Bier did the same for the boys, while in the singles Tali Fraser took a bronze. In the plate competition there was more success, this time for Charlie Pentol-Levy and Jonathan Mizrahi, who both won gold in the U16 and U14 events.
Jimmy Benjamin unfortunately had to withdraw half-way through his bronze medal match in the U16 boys singles with a damaged shoulder. But overall, the tennis players had an impressive tournament.
Although no medals were won in lacrosse or girls’ football events, delegation head Brian Green said: “If gold medals were given out for team spirit and effort then I would be reporting a different story as the girls have been fantastic and a true credit to Great Britain’s Jewish community.
“Unfortunately, they did not have enough on the field of play to progress just that little further and win a medal but they have had great fun trying and have all made plenty of friends along the way – which is what these games are all about”
Golden girls: Athletes Issy Flitterman and Jessie Wolmark