Danny Schweiger picks up a medal for football at the 19th Maccabiah Games.

Character World joint MD wins bronze in Jewish Olympics

Character World’s Danny Schweiger is celebrating after winning a bronze medal at the 19th Maccabiah Games.

The joint managing director of the firm competed in the men’s football tournament, with Team GB battling Brazil, Argentina, Israel, Mexico, America and Chile to bring home bronze.

The Maccabiah World Games is held in Israel every four years and brings together more than 10,000 athletes from 57 countries. This is the 13th occasion that Schweiger has represented his country.

"It’s fantastic to be given the opportunity to represent my country again and bring home another medal," Schweiger commented. "Even though I’ve now been to six world games, six European games and a South American games, this one was special as it might be my last.

"After the inspiration from the London Olympics last year, we battled hard and are delighted to have brought home a bronze medal."

The Maccabiah World Games is the third largest sporting event in the world, after the Olympics and the Commonweath Games.

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