The 15th European Maccabi Games – 2019 – Budapest – Hungary

The 15th European Maccabi Games  (EMG) is to be hosted this year in Hungary.

July, 29. – August, 7.2019.

Going to be the largest multi-sport event in Hungary.

In 2019, the Metropolitan of Hungary also holds the Capital of Sport of Europe. Under this umbrella Hungary will host the largest Jewish sport and cultural event in Europe.

Approximately, 3000 athletes (adults and youths) are planned to participate at the event in around 20 branches of sports. Hungarian medals are expected mainly in martial arts, water polo, fencing and also successful in other sports. The EMG will be  held in several locations in and around Budapest.

The majority of sports will have one Masters category, but there are some which will have more. For the first time in history, two para sports, and tennis will also be in within the program.

The organizers plan to have several age groups for Masters athletes competitions in the following: Half Marathon: 30+, 40+, 50+, 60+. Golf (stroke play, team, mixed team): 50+. Maccabi Men/Women: 30+, 40+, 50+, 60+. Swimming: 30+, 40+, 50+, 60+. Tennis (singles, doubles, mixed doubles):  35+, 45+, 55+, 65+.

Athletes from outside Europe countries such as from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Israel, Mexico and Republic of South Africa are  on the list in arriving to the EMG  2019 – Hungary.

Hungary will be vibrant in sport games, a true metropolis awaiting the visitors in offering unforgettable experience … make your own  …  participating or be present watching the Maccabi Games.

Update by Aggie Reiter

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