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NEW CYCLING CHAMPIONS CROWNED

The National Time Trial Championship 2017 organized by the Malta Cycling Federation crowned some new champions this year.

In the Elite category, Etienne Bonello of Team Greens CC had the great satisfaction of becoming Champion on his 19th year in local cycling. Despite his age, this title success was due to his focus and dedication.

Bonello finishing with a total of 575 points, obtaining them from two wins at Mriehel Bypass and Mtarfa and a second place at the il-Mizieb. Second and third place overall was obtained by Christian Formosa (The Cyclist) and Nicholas Micallef (Mosta AF Sign Studio CC) with 410 and 385 points respectively.

Michelle Vella Wood of Team Greens doubled the title as she was also crowned the Road Race Champion. She won the championship with 575 points, two wins at Mtarfa and il-Mizieb and second place at Mriehel Bypass.

Ex-champion Marie Claire Aquilina also of Team Greens finished second with 375 points, while Marion Pullicino of Mosta AF Sign Studio CC finished third with 175 points.

Nicholas Attard Montalto of The Cyclist won another Junior Championship after dominating also in the Road race Championship. In the Time Trial, he also won with an impressive tally of 600 maximum points.

Second place was obtained by his team mate Isaac Spiteri with 525 points, while Gianluca Camilleri of B’Kara St Joseph SC finished third with 310 points.

The Masters 40+ category was won dominated by Ivan Zammit of Birkirkara St Joseph SC with maximum points of 600 so that he also double the titles this year after he was also crowned as the Road race Champion.

Second was classified by Gozitan Domenic Cutajar with a tally of 460 points, while Geatano Degabriele of Team Greens was third with 415 points.

The 50+ Masters Championship saw again the success of Nicky Farrugia of Mosta AF Sign Studio CC with 400 points gained from two wins at the the Mriehel Bypass and Mtarfa. Teammate Michael Lia finished second with 375 points, while with 350 points finishing in third position Kenneth Zammit The Cyclist.

Meanwhile, Emmanuel Camilleri of Mosta AF Sign Studio CC remained as the Masters Championship 60+ with a maximum of 600 points winning all three races. He also was the Road race Champion of the same category.

The Championships for the Under 15’s, Christina Spiteri of The Cyclist won also this championship obtaining maximum 600 points. Second was ex-champion Veronique Pace Asciak of Mosta AF Sign Studio CC with 525 points.

Meanwhile, Nikol Micallef of Mosta AF Sign Studio CC ended as champion in his category with 540 points, gained from two wins at the the Mriehel Bypass and Mtarfa and fourth place at Il-Mizieb.

Second finished Mika Zammit of Agones SFC with 495 points and third classified Malcolm Vassallo of Mosta AF Sign Studio CC with 490 points.

 
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