V Mediterranean Cup latest preperations


The Malta Weightlifting Association is in the final preparation to organise the fifth Mediterranean Cup.

The activity kicks on Wednesday 20th with the international training camp guided by two Italian professors, Febi Massamiliano and Verdala Carlo.

This training camp is scheduled for three days with 2 sessions daily, one from 9.30 to 12.00, afternoon session from 16.30 to 18.30. This will take place at the Cottonera Complex.

Saturday 23rd a seminar is going to be organised at the Seashells Resort at Suncrest.

This seminar is open to all public interesting in the subject.

There will be no fee for the public to participate, the session starts at 9.30 and finished at 12.30.

Subject to be treated are Stabilometric analysis, Static and dynamic baropodometry, Functional recovery.

The seminar is to be run by professors Tor Vergata University in Rome and from the institute of sport and medicine of the Italian Olympic committee.

Coming to Malta for this particular event, Dr. Tamas Ajan President of the International Weightlifting Federation and member of the IOC, Dr. Antonio Urso President of European Weightlifting Federation, Dr. Addidi Amar President for Mediterranean Games and many others distinct persons.

Sunday 24th the Competition day, this will take place at Cottonera Sports complex. Competition is for both males and females with the participation of Italy, France, Spain, Slovenia, Serbia, Kosovo, Cyprus, Turkey, Albania, Libya, Lebanon and Malta.

Malta Is to participate with two teams, team A, Noel Coleiro, Christian Saliba, Clint Grech and female athlete Nicole Gatt. Team B, Stephen Borg, Emanuel Cammilleri, Rodmar Pulis, Ryan Agius and female athlete Kimberly Coleiro.

Competition program starts at 10.30 with first male competition, while the Female competition gets underway 12.00.

The official opening is at 14:30, with the presentation of all athletes and officials from all different countries.

Last competition of the day will start at 15.00, while the Medal ceremony and trophies presentation will takes place after wards.

The entrance for the Competition is free and the Maltese public is invited to come and support the Maltese athletes.