MAIGS – Welcome USA!

December 23, 2010 by Henry Benjamin
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More than 115 Americans arrived in Sydney this morning to participate in the Maccabi Australia International Games.

The US Team

Included in the team are father and daughter Aussies Peter and Jacqui Lowy, former Sydneysiders now resident in Califiornia and both discarding the green and gold for the

Jacqui and Peter Lowy

red, white and blue of their adopted country. Although known for his skills on the soccer field, Lowy will represent the US in basketball as will daughter Jacqui.

Also playing basketball for the US will be Melbournian 6ft 9in player….Josh Hersch

The team was met at the airport by Lou and Harold. Following a briefing at White City the athletes headed off to hotels and billets for a much needed rest.

The Opening Ceremony for the Games will take place on Sunday afternoon. For more information please call Jeff Houseman on 0438 692 810

The Games will run from December 26 until January 2

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