Israel to host 9,000 athletes and 30,000 fans at largest Maccabiah Games in history

15.07.2013                      08.Aw.5773

Maccabiade:

Israel to host 9,000 athletes and 30,000 fans at largest Maccabiah Games in history

Several thousand police units to monitor largest Maccabiah Games in history Thursday’s opening ceremony in capital to host some 30,000 spectators and 9,000 athletes from 71 countries.

In anticipation of Thursday’s opening ceremony for the 19th quadrennial Maccabiah Games – expected to draw tens of thousands to Teddy Kollek Stadium – Israel Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said Sunday that authorities are leaving nothing to chance….