Israel Victorious at 9th Maccabiah Games
U.S. Takes Second Place - Wins 76 Gold Medals;
Spitz 1969 Free-Style Swimming Record Broken
Another American delegate Five minutes before the start,
sky, the American heavy-
weight, was counted out while called Novich's act inexcus- Chernock reportedly said:
"If somebody doesn't get
on his feet in the final bout able and added, "Mr. Lalkin
carried himself with great that Norwegian off the track,
of the night's events.
Spitz's record ° with a time no one having a try at the
Brodsky, a probation offi- dignity, but Novich was dis- I'm going to punch some-
1 bronze medal. The U.S. swept
one." The Israelis acceded.
from Nassau County, L.I., graceful."
The Americans, with 225 every event except the 180-1
Halle said of the protest,
the pound competition won by had been floored by Haim was reinstated in the games "I think it's ridiculous. I
largest single contingent
after handing a written apol- came here all the way from
round by a blow to
among the 1,800 Jewish Serota of Union, N.J. won second
Norway to run. It's import-
ogy to Lalkin.
athletes from 28 countries the silver medal.
An official announcement ant for my training to run
Joel Kislen of Wilkes Bar-
participating in the "Jewish
to a right to the head that said the apology "no longer against competition."
to re, Pa., and Israel's Abraham
The other Norwegian ath-
necessitates a hearing by the
sent him down again.
the Jewish Telegraphic
lete, Falkum Rohr, a high
Agency. The smallest is in Greco-Roman wrestling.
A third protest by a U.S. jumper, called the protest
Israel won the deciding apparently wanted to go on
from Japan which sent one
and other coaches "very unsportsmanlike and
Jewish sportsman, but it is medal on the last day of fighting, but the Dutch ref- forced two Norwegian guest rather stupid."
the first time Japan has par- events, Tuesday, when it
competitors to quit the Mac-
ticipated in the Maccabiah. beat the American basketball Brodsky was patently puzzled cabiah Games.
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Another first timer is team by a score of 86-80 as the referee called him out.
Friday, July 20, 1973-21
The referee said later the
Spain which sent a team of despite a game high of 27
five young Jewish athletes. points by Ernest Grunfeld of regulations required Brodsky test said that the non-Jewish
to raise his fist to indicate
There were larger contin- New York.
athletes, both Olympic com-
Among the Israeli winners he wished to fight on, but he
gents from Latin America,
petitors, would embarrass the
South Africa, Canada, Rho- were Aviv Ballas, who won had kept his hands at his official participants.
the women's 400-meter race side.
desia, Australia and the
"If you came in second in
in 56.1 seconds, setting a
Novich rushed to the ring- a race, would you want to
Maccabiah record; and Es-
The theme of the event ther Shackamorov-Roth, who side. Lalkin followed him and accept a gold medal for it?"
The 18 other nations com-
told him not to interfere. he said.
peting in the "Jewish Olym- was Jewish unity and Jewish took the gold medal in the Then the blow was struck.
Ten guests were invited to
women's 100-meter hurdles
pies" lagged far behind the
The American later offered
Americans and Israelis in Gan stadium, teams marched with a time of 13.9 seconds. to apologize, but Lalkin nurs- the Games. One guest per-
in uniforms and national cos- Israel beat the U.S., 9-6, in
mitted to compete was a
medals in all categories.
ing his injury, refused to ac-
Dutch runner, Wilma Van
the women's foils final.
The final standings of the
Among the American win-
Gool. Chernock said:
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teams were as follows:
Zilbershmidt, a recent im-
ners in swimming, Roy marred by three incidents.
"They asked me to let her
Southfield S Telegraph
U.S., 76 gold, 51 silver, 35 Abramovitz of Princeton, The first, was a political dis- migrant from the Soviet run because she walked out
bronze; Israel, 60 gold, 451/2 N.J., captured the 200-meter pute by the team members Union, is a paratrooper in of the Munich Olympic Games
silver, 60 1/2 bronze; South individual medley and the from Kenya. Invited as spe- the Israeli army. Four mem- when the Israelis were killed.
Africa, 16 gold, nine silver, 200-meter butterfly; Sam cial guests to participate in bers of the Israeli boxing What could I say?"
17 bronze; Sweden, 11 gold, Franklin of Tustin, Calif., set the all-Jewish games, they team are recent immigrants
Our Promise To You:
The protest was sparked
6 silver, 2 bronze; Great Bri- a Maccabiah record of 1:02.4 announced their decision to from the Soviet Union.
by the participation of a Nor-
Meanwhile, the former City wegian distance-runner, Per
tain, 5 gold, 9 silver. 12 in the men's 100-meter back- boycott all events.
College of New York basket- Halle, in the 5,000-meter race. _
bronze; Germany, 5 gold, 3 stroke; Wendy Weinberg of
The Kenyans, acting on in-
silver; Australia, 4 gold, 10 Baltimore took first in the structions from Nairobi sports ball coach, accepted an Is-
silver, 7 bronze; France, 4 women's 200-meter butterfly authorities, released a state- raeli request that Dr. Max
gold, 6 silver, 10 bronze; in 2:30.7 seconds to which ment saying they would not Novich be suspended until
Holland, 3 gold, 8 silver, 5 Barbara Sponsnik of Skokie, participate in games with the Maccabiah's court of
bronze; Mexico, 2 gold, 6 and Wendy Paskin of En- Rhodesian athletes, nor could honor, the supreme authority
is pleased to announce
over the games, could rule on
silver, 10 bronze; Italy, 2 cino, Calif., followed.
they run against anyone who
gold, 5 silver, 4 bronze; and
that it will conduct auxiliary
The American men's 400- had competed against the
Novich refused to speak
Rhodesia, 1 gold, 5 silver, meter medley relay team of Rhodesians.
Scott Lichtig, Andy Lehner,
Four Kenyan runners were about the incident, but one
Also, Belgium, 1/2 gold, 2 Ed Suddelson and Jeff Latz to take part in the games, al- American official said, "It
silver, 1 bronze; Austria, 1/2 set a record with a time of though Maccabiah rules pre- was a regrettable incident
in its Social Hall and in the La Med Auditorium
gold, 1 silver, 3 bronze; 4:09.8.
vents the non-Jewish athletes and Dr. Novich realizes this."
American girls won both from claiming medals.
of the United Hebrew School's Rohlik Bldg.
Canada, 101/2 silver, 10 1/2
bronze; Brazil, 2 silver, 3 of the diving events, Barbara
An American physician to
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Americans who took gold Beach, Calif., taking the 10- when he. hit the Israeli Sports
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medals in wrestling events meter.
In track the U.S. women's el Lalkin, after Peter Brod- SUNDAY 11 to 4
included Gilbert Serota of
Union, N. J., Richard Soff- team was no match for the
man, West Orange, N. J., Israelis, with only one com-
Stuart Pruzansky, Passaic, petitor, Lorraine Abramson
N. J., Robert Richmond, of Bayside N.Y., who placed
Norwood, Mass., Alex Stein- second in the 200-meter race.
Americans Russell Perlman
berg, Brookline, Mass., and
Victor Mitelberg of Skokie, of Massapequa Station, N.Y.,
TEL AVIV — Israel edged
out the U.S. in the total of
number of medals captured
during the 9th Maccabiah
Games which ended here
The score, after eight days
of competition, was 163
medals for Israel and 162
for the U.S. but the Ameri-
can athletes had 76 gold
medals to 60 for the Israelis.
The U.S. scored heavily in
the gold category Tuesday,
winning nine of 10 wrestling
events. But Israel scored an
upset 86-80 victory over the
U.S. in Tuesday's basketball
fir-' to put it over the top
it verall medals. Israel
also took a gold medal in
soccer, beating the Mexican
To Deal With
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H RY THOMA
Mark Spitz's 1969 1,500-
meter free-style record set
eight years ago was broken
by every male medal winner
in the event.
Anita Zarnowiecki and her
twin brother, Bernt won a
total of nine gold medals in
swimming events. Zarno-
wiecki broke Spitz's record
with a time of 17:54.4. Anita
the 400-meter free-style
.39, clipping 4.1 seconds
off the 1969 mark.
Tom Marantz of Spring-
field, Ill., was second behind
Zarnowiecki, also breaking
BOSTON—The former Mrs.
Henry Kissinger remarried
last month in a ceremony
without the pomp and pub-
licity that her ex-husband
Ann Fleischer Kissinger be-
came the bride of Dr. Saul
G. Cohen, scientist and pro-
fessor of chemistry at Bran-
deis University. The only
guests were the couple's four
children by previous mar-
Milt Bresler of Birmingham.
Ala., Kerry Gold of Wood-
land Hills, Calif., and Leon
G r u n s t e i n of Cleveland
Heights, 0., combined to
capture the 1,600-meter event
for men in 3:16.6. Israel
placed third in that race.
Donald Slevin of South
Orange, N.J., won the 110-
meter high hurdles in 14.4
seconds, followed by Bres-
Bresler broke his own 1969
record in the 400-meter run,
winning in 52.7 seconds. Doy
Djerassi of New York set a
Maccabiah record in the ham-
mer throw and the discus
was won by Gary Wolf of
Joe Gould of New York
placed second in the discus
throw. Wayne Brownstein of
Burbank, Calif., won first
place in the 200-meter dash
and Bernard Waxman of Tal-
lahassee, Fla., won the long
In water polo, Eric Linder
scored three goals for the
U.S. team as it swam past
Israel, 7-5 for a gold medal.
Only Americans and Is-
raelis competed in four of
the 10 wrestling events, with
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