Maccabi Canada Presents Masters Triathlon and Cycling Teams 2017

Posted on April 30, 2017

TORONTO, APRIL 30, 2017 – Maccabi Canada is pleased to announce the athletes selected for the Masters Triathlon and Cycling teams set to compete in the 20th Maccabiah Games in Israel from July 4-18.

These athletes are apart of a more than 600-member delegation from Canada, who will join a total of 10,000 Jewish athletes from 80 countries in the third largest sporting event in the world. 

Triathlon Team - Supported by Bill Izso, the Triathlon team is composed of: Alexandre Abecassis, Owen Duckman, Shawna Granovsky, Josh Guttman, and Kayla Segal.

Cycling Team - Supported by Coach Mark Berger and Manager Leon Elfassy, the Cycling team is composed of: David Miller, Karen Pilosof, Emile Sadaka,and Howard Weinerman.

Maccabi Canada’s mission is to promote Jewish identity and to cultivate future leaders through the passion of sports. Every four years, the Maccabiah Games brings Jewish athletes of all ages to Israel, providing world-class athletic competition as well as an opportunity to immerse themselves in the rich culture and heritage of the Jewish people.

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