TEL AVIV (Jul. 17)
The United States won two gold medals yesterday in first day competitions at the 12th Maccabiah Games which opened at Ramat Gan stadium Monday night.
Lewis Meyers of Richardson, Texas won the gold medal in men’s diving, outscoring silver medal winner David Cotton of Honolulu, Hawaii, 536.25 to 527.95. The bronze medal went to Alejandro Worszylsti of Mexico with a score of 419.05.
In the women’s diving competition, Kim Engel of Coconut Grove, Florida took the gold medal with a score of 464. The silver went to Laurie Israel of Ann Arbor, Michigan and the bronze to Mindy Kalchman of Canada.