The Union Maccabi World was founded in 1921 and in 1929 he carried out a World Congress in Czechoslovakia to determine the organization of the “Macabeadas World” under the slogan of “a Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body”, giving way to the first edition of this competition in 1932, in the city of Tel Aviv.
The delegation of argentina plays since 1950.
This year, outside of the local (Israel) and the united States, the jewish community of argentina gave the delegation the largest, 704 representatives of the following disciplines: Football, Futsal, Football fememino, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Table Tennis, Archery, Golf, Triathlon, artistic Gymnastics, Judo, Hockey, Rugby, Athletics, Handball, Swimming, Rowing and Netball, Squash.
Martin Kremenchuzky triathlete not seer decided to prepare and compete in 4 disciplines, but their participation did not end there, he was elected flag bearer of the Argentinean delegation, representing over 700 athletes argentines who competed in the 20 Macabeadas world. Among them more than 30 triathletes.
As their dedication, discipline, and training as promised, Martin completed the four tests in Jerusalem. Among them:
Cycling against the clock next to his guide Luis Chamorro (Gold medals).
Half Marathon Night of Jerusalem along with your guide Hernan Rotbard (Gold medals).
Triathlon, along with his guide to Cycling Luis Chamorro, Swimming and pedestrismo guide Miguel Pippo (Gold medals).
Open water next to Miguel Pippo getting his fourth gold medals.
Also, Martin has received the Distinction of » Maccabi Man «, being the first person with a disability to obtain it.
«I think I have left a footprint, to have infected a special air for all to know that it CAN always BE a little bit more,» says Martin.