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Team Maccabi SA Flag Bearer Announced

3 July 2017
Maccabi South Africa is delighted to announce that cricketer Colin Venter will be the flag bearer for Team Maccabi SA at the Opening Ceremony of the 20th Maccabiah, taking place on 6 July 2017 at the Teddy Kolek Stadium in Jerusalem.

The 28-year-old Venter, who was a member of the gold medal-winning South African Open Cricket team at the 2013 Games, has amassed an impressive list of achievements. He made his debut for the SA Deaf Cricket Team in 2011 and was appointed captain in 2016. He has also captained the Gauteng Deaf Cricket Team since 2011, winning numerous championships. Colin has twice won Cricket SA’s Deaf Cricketer of the Year and also won multiple Inter-Provincial Player awards. Mazeltov Colin, we are honored to have you lead our delegation into the 20th Maccabiah!

For more information, follow the link below to read the full Maccabi SA press release:

SA Flag Bearer Press Release

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