1977 Maccabiah Games

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Nations participating 34
Debuting countries  Bolivia
 Japan
 Norway
Athletes participating 2,700
Opening city Ramat Gan
Main venue National Stadium
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At the 1977 Maccabiah Games, 2,700 athletes from 33 countries participated in 26 different sports.

Miki Berkovich and Motti Aroesti were among the Israeli basketball team's squad. The United States, coached by Dolph Schayes, won the gold medal in that sport.[1] Esther Roth of Israel won the 100-meter hurdles in 13.50, and the 200-meter race in 24.03. Roth set records in the 100-meter hurdles, 200-meters, and 4×100-meters.[2]

In fencing, 2-time Olympic bronze medal winner Yves Dreyfus of France won gold medals in individual and team épée. In tennis, Steve Krulevitz won the Gold Medal for the United States.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Goldstein, Richard (10 December 2015). "Dolph Schayes, a Bridge to Modern Basketball, Is Dead at 87". New York Times. Retrieved 13 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "Roth, Esther". Jews In Sports. Retrieved 13 December 2015.