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ECU SENIOR OFFICIALS IN MALTA

On the occasion of the Annual Award Presentation ceremony organized by the Malta Cycling Federation, special guests from the Union Européenne de Cyclisme, were President David Lappartient and Secretary General Enrico Della Casa.

During their short visit these two UEC officials, accompanied by John Zammit and Joe Bajada, President and General Secretary respectively of the Malta Cycling Federation, had a very important meeting with Parliamentary Secretary for Youth and Sport Dr. Clifton Grima which was assisted by Dr. Chris Bonett.

In the most cordial visit, the parties discussed issues related to the role of Malta within the International Cycling Federations, particularly the first Cycling Championship to be organized by the UEC for the Small States of Europe to be held in Malta the next year.

David Lappartient stated that this first event for the Small Countries was an exceptional idea from the Malta Cycling Federation, as during a meeting that was held in San Marino, Joe Bajada presented a motion at which motion was approved by unanimously.

This Championship is expected to bring to Malta around 150 cyclists will consist of a Road Race, Time Trial Race, as well as the Mountain Bike Race.
Parliamentary Secretary for Youth and Sport Dr. Clifton Grim promised all possible help so that this historic event will be a successful one. Finally the same Dr. Clifton Grima was presented with a typical shirt that is given to all champions of the European Cycling Union.

Later in the evening, David Lappartient, Vice President and candidate for the International Cycling Union, together with Enrico Della Casa, were among those presenting this year cyclists winners. President John Zammit mentioned that David Lappartient is one of two candidates for presidency of the International Cycling Federation next 21 September in Bergen, Norway.

David Lappartient said that this election will be a historic one for Malta and for the fact that for the first time in history, Joe Bajada, Secretary General of the Malta Cycling Federation will be one of the 15 delegates that have the right to vote among the 50 European affiliate Federations, as he was elected last March in Brussels. He added that this position binding post for four years.

Then the same David Lappartient presented the diploma of Merit Award to John Zammit after he was honored with the Merit Award during the General Assembly of the UEC in 2016, an honor that was given to Zammit for his long service towards the Maltese cycling.

He also presented a memento to Joe Bajada, to commemorate this historic and important role as a voting delegate at the UCI Congress.
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