Sunday saw Team GB’s junior football team claim an historic gold medal, while there was also plenty of medals won on the Netanya tennis courts…
Open mixed doubles final:
Richard Moss & Jacqui Boyd (South Africa) beat Daniel Skripnik & Saray Sterenback 7-6, 4-6, 10-5 – won GOLD
Mixed doubles final:
Josh Paris & Rebecca Smaller beat Ram Kapach & Sean Lodzki 6-1, 6-2 – won GOLD
Boy’s singles final:
Joshua Paris lost 6-2, 6-3 to Mor Bulis – won SILVER
Girls single’s bronze match:
Rebecca Smaller beat Madeline Kahn 6-0, 6-1 – won BRONZE
U16 Junior final:
Team GB 0 Israel 0 (AET – GB won 4-2 on penalties) – win GOLD
Team GB made more history on Sunday afternoon by becoming the first U16 GB football team to win gold at a Maccabiah. Having frustrated the hosts during normal and extra time, then then held their nerve in the penalty shoot-out to secure a famous win.
Goalkeeper Jake Lewis saved twice, while Scott Kashket, Aaron Goldman, Dominic Feldman and Adam Ellis all converted from the spot.
U18 youth bronze medal match:
Team GB 3 Argentina 0 – GB win BRONZE
Joel Nathan’s side ended their campaign on a high as they beat the South Americans in style thanks to goals from Michael Kenley, Scott Kashket and Levi Levenfiche.
Team GB 2 Brazil 1 – win BRONZE
Goals from Adam Kaye and Paul Lenchner saw GB claim a famous victory – which also saw them claim bronze, to cap off an impressive campaign.
Team GB 1 USA 2
Team GB missed out on a medal as they were narrowly beaten by the Americans.
Team GB 2 Israel 7
Team GB’s disappointing campaign ended on a low note as they were comfortbaly beaten by the hosts. Aaron Barnes got on the scoresheet for GB.
Open Group Stage:
Team GB 133-6
GB won by four wickets – qualify for bronze medal match
Team GB 145
South Africa 146-3
South Africa won by 7 wickets – GB win SILVER
Team GB 62 South Africa 46
Team GB finished the competition on a high as they secured 7th overall place. Rafi Saipe once more top-scored claiming 24 points, Jo Curtis helped himself to 14 points, with Josh Cramer, Guy Margalith and Charlie Kahn all scoring six points.
*OPEN WATER SWIMMING:
Men’s 5km race:
Adam Warner – finished 8th in a time of: 58.03.25
Naomi Ayrton – finished 5th in a time of: 25.09.65
Team GB 14 Hungary 2
Team GB may have missed out a medal, but they went goal crazy against the Hungarians to finish the competition in 7th place.
Zacahary Collins scored four times, Jonathan Gaon scored a hat-trick, Joshua Joseph, Samuel Zerovabeli and Oren Sheldon scored twice, with Jordan Kay completing the rout.
Team GB 0 Brazil 12
Team GB may have lost out in the final, but they were rewarded with silver for their fine efforts over the past 10 days.
Open 5-8th place
Team GB 6 Germany 5 – GB qualify for 5-6th place play off
A hat-trick from Jonathan Kurrant helped GB to a thrilling win over the Germans. Max Kyte, Ricky Engleman and Nick Landesberg strikes sealed a dramatic win.
Open bronze medal match:
Team GB 55 South Africa 17 – won BRONZE
Team GB ended their campaign with a win which saw them to a bronze medal
Team GB 47 Australia 44 – win GOLD
Team GB’s juniors put in a stunning performance to defeat the Aussies and win gold.
South Africa 40 Team GB 0 – won SILVER
Team GB were comprehensively beaten in the final, though did still pick up silver