A team of three athletes will represent Malta in the European Union weightlifting championship for youths, to be held in Rome from 19th to 21st June. The athletes Kieran Mifsud, Owen Bugeja and Sarah Grixti are in their final preparation for this high level competition. In fact this is the first time that the Malta Weightlifting Association will participate in this event. They will be accompanied by their coach Jesmond Caruana. Gayle Caruana was selected to be one of the referees in this championship.