A number of cyclists, members of the Gozo Cycling Club finished up national champions in competitions organized by the Malta Cycling Federation. They had a courtesy visit from the Minister for Gozo Justyne Caruana who congratulated them on their successes.
Minister Caruana said that with their participation at national and international levels, these young people continue to elevate Gozo’s name and were also making a name for Gozo. The Minister called for more children and young people to practice a sport especially today where the choice is vast and far removed from traditional sports.
Cyclists who participated and won are Brandon Sultana who finished up as Malta champion in the new category of under 23 year olds in the time trial discipline with a total of 550 out of a maximum of 600. In addition , Brandon Sultana this year will also be part of the Maltese national team of adults. Joseph Mifsud ended up national road race champion of the same category with a total of 515 points while Darren Sultana is the national road race champion in the under 16 years old category with a total of 575 points. Each tournament consisted of three races on different dates.
Along with these three national champions, also present was the 10 year old Jacob Zerafa who has just taken part in the Alpe Adria BMX competition which took place in Muhlen, Austria where he came sixth out of 21 participants.