June 2015, Berlin. In preparation for the European Maccabi Games being held for the first time in Germany from July 27th to August 5th 2015 – in Berlin’s Olympic Sports Park, where Jewish athletes were banned from the Olympic games in 1936 under the Nazi regime – Ruslan Satschkow, a fencer who competes in the Games for the German Teams, practises with his fellow fencers Alexander Medowoi (in black shorts) and Konstantin Boyko (in blue shorts) along with their trainer Alexander Bondar (big guy with black shorts) in his respective sport in Rostock. More than 2000 Jewish athletes from 36 countries will participate in the European Maccabi Games.