Team Triathlon Malta clinches Gold and Bronze in the 2013 European Triathlon Champions in Alanya, Turkey
by Maria Vella-Galea
Triathlon Malta had an impressive showing this morning at the European Triathlon Union's Championships in Alanya, Turkey.
Triathlon Malta was represented by 6 delegates, with 5 athletes participating in their relative age groups covering a distance of 1.5kswim, 40km bike and 10k run.
Newcomer Hannah Pace, participating in her first ever International Race and such distance stormed to an impressive Age Group victory, clocking in 2hours 13 mins in the 20 - 25 age group category.
Current Triathlon Champion Keith Galea had an impressive showing registering a personal best time on the distance, clocking 1 hour 57 mins and winning a bronze medal in the process.
The rest of the team performed well, with current Duathlon Champion Fabio Spiteri finishing eight in his category within the 35 – 39 age group and registering a personal best time of 2 hours one minute. Johanna Calleja registered a personal best time in the 25 -29 age group, finisihg 5th in a time of 2 hours 13 minutes. Current Triathlon Champion Danica Bonello Spiteri, gave a solid and determined performance even overcoming some difficulties finishing in 2hours 28 mins.
The Delegation was led by Federation President Cyprian Dalli who also attending the Annual General Meeting.
The Malta Triathlon Federation congratulates all the members of the team.
Well done TRI-MLT
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