Klinger named Jewish Sportsman of the Year in WA

October 31, 2016 by J-Wire Staff
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Over 225 guests attended WA Maccabi Hall of Fame dinner in Perth at which cricketer Michael Klinger was announced the outstanding Jewish Sportsman of 2015.



Klinger has been called as “the Jewish Bradman”.

Table tennis player Russell Stein  was named winner of both Outstanding Maccabi Masters Sportsman of the year and outstanding Jewish Masters of the year 2015.

High Achiever Award – Harry Gunsburg High Achiever Award

MAI Chairman Barry Smorgon with Michael Klinger

MAI Chairman Barry Smorgon with Michael Klinger

Ian Green cricket

Peter Grynberg Baseball

Stephen Same Soccer

Justin Sharbanee – Athletics

Jenny Simenson – Rhythmic gymnastics


Joan Hillman

David Saunders

Ruth Topelberg


Deborah Frankel – Bridge

Michael Klinger – Cricket

Rachel Krasenstein –  Bridge

Debbie Rhine – Swimming & Lawn bowls

Russell Stein – Table Tennis.




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