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FORMOSA REMAINS CHAMPION

The National Road Race Championship organized by the Malta Cycling Federation ended recently with Christian Formosa of The Cyclists defending successfully the title of National Champion.

He gained a total of 510 points, achieved by winning the St. Paul’s race and a third place at San Martin and Tal-Maqluba.

In second place with a total of 495 points, classified again his brother, Maurice Formosa, a member of the same club of The Cyclists CC with 459 points.

Third place went to Alexander Pettett Pro Action - CT Volata with a total of 470 points.

Marie Claire Aquilina of Team Greens confirming its very good season becoming the Ladies Champion with a maximum of 600 points.

These points were acquired by winning all three races at St. Paul’s, St. Martin and at Tal-Maqluba. In second place with a total of 485 points ended her colleague Michelle Vella Wood. Marion Pullicino of Mosta of AF Sign Studio CC finished third with a total of 315 points.

The successes for The Cyclists club continued even when they won the Junior Championship where Isaac Spiteri earned a maximum of 600 points with three wins. Second place finished Gianluca Camilleri of Birkirkara St. Joseph SC with 490 points, while the third ended Nicholas Vella of Agones SFC with 155 points.

In the Master category 40+ Malcolm Cachia of The Cyclists came out winner with 555 points gained from two wins and San Martin San Paul’s and third place in Tal-Maqluba. Five points behind finished the former champion Ivan Zammit of Birkirkara St Joseph SC, while the third ended Mario Attard of Team Greens with 450 points.

The 50+ Masters Championship saw the success of Mark Schembri of Mosta AF Sign Studio CC who finishes with a maximum of 600 points. Steve Mifsud of Mosta AF Sign Studio CC finished behind with 505 points and Joseph Micallef of The Cyclists was third with 330 points.

The under 16 years championship was won by Sean Enriquez of Mosta AF Sign Studio CC with 550 points obtained from a victory at Tal-Maqluba and second place at San Paul’s and San Martin.

Mika Zammit of Agones SFDC finished second with 330 points, while in the third position finished together two cyclists of Mosta AF Sign Studio CC, Nikol Micallef and Malcolm Vassallo with 200 points each.

Christina Spiteri of The Cyclists gained three victories in the under 14 Girls Championship with a maximum of 600 points. In second and third positions ended Justine De Giorgio and Bettina Falzon, both of Mosta AF Sign Studio CC with 525 and 310 points respectively.

Matthew Galea Pirotta Mosta of AF Sign Studio CC finished first in the under 14 years Boys category with a maximum of 600 points, followed by two other cyclists of the same Mosta club, Luke Nathan Joseph Camilleri and Zammit with 470 and 435 points respectively.

The Malta Cycling Federation wants to say thanks to all cyclists for their participation as well as officials of all clubs, as well as team ARRTS Timing System for their great job.

Other thanks also go to the respective Local Councils, Transport Malta, Police and Emergency First Response services and their cooperation.

Overall Championship Road Race Classification
Elite
1. Christian Formosa - The Cyclist 510 points
2. Maurice Formosa - The Cyclist 495 points
3. Alexander Pettett - Pro Action - Volata CT 470 points

Ladies
1. Marie Claire Aquilina - Team Greens 600 points
2. Michelle Vella Wood - Team Greens 485 points
3. Marion Pullicino - Mosta AF Sign Studio CC 315 points

Juniors
1. Isaac Spiteri - The Cyclist 600 points
2. Gianluca Camilleri - B'Kara St.Joseph SC 490 points
3. Nicholas Vella - Agones SFC 155 points

Masters 40+
1. Malcolm Cachia - The Cyclist 555 points
2. Ivan Zammit - B'Kara St.Joseph SC 550 points
3. Mario Attard - Team Greens 450 points

Masters 50+
1. Mark Schembri - Mosta AF Sign Studio CC 600 points
2. Steve Mifsud - Mosta AF Sign Studio CC 505 points
3. Joseph Micallef - The Cyclist 330 points

Under 16 Male
1. Sean Enriquez - Mosta AF Sign Studio CC 550 points
2. Mika Zammit - Agones SFC 330 points
3. Nikol Micallef - Mosta AF Sign Studio CC 200 points
3. Malcolm Vassallo - Mosta AF Sign Studio CC 200 points

Under 14 Female
1. Christina Spiteri - The Cyclist 600 points
2. Justine Degiorgio - Mosta AF Sign Studio CC 525 points
2. Bettina Falzon - Mosta AF Sign Studio CC 310 points

Under 14 Male
1. Matthew Galea Pirotta - Mosta AF Sign Studio CC 600 points
2. Luke Joseph Camilleri - Mosta AF Sign Studio CC 470 points
3. Nathan Zammit - Mosta AF Sign Studio CC 435 points
 
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