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Team Malta win gold medals in swimming, athletics at FISEC Games

Thomas Gatt (left) and Michela Portelli pose with Edward Caruana Dingli

After a great start in swimming on Tuesday, the FISEC Malta team continued with a number of medals as the swimming competitions came to a close at the 2022 FISEC Games which are being held in Klagenfurt, Austria.

Michela Portelli added another gold in the 50m butterfly after winning the 100m on Tuesday. She also won the bronze in the 200m individual medley.

Thomas Gatt won the gold in the 400m freestyle while Luca Vella won the bronze in the same event. It was silver for Milly Curmi in the 50m freestyle. 

Luca Grixti also won silver in the 100m Butterfly along with a bronze medal in the 50m butterfly. Italo Salamone also grabbed a silver medal in 200m individual medley as well as a bronze in the 50m breaststroke.

Kristy Delia won the silver in the 200m backstroke and the bronze in the 400m freestyle.

Christina Felice added a silver medal in the 200m butterfly after winning a bronze in the 400m individual medley.

Kelsey Borg took home the bronze in the 200m freestyle. To round everything off both the girls’ and the boys’ team took another two bronze medals in the 4 x 100m relays.

The swimming team is under the guidance of coach Edward Caruana Dingli.

FISEC Malta also started competitions in athletics with an excellent performance by Michela Caruana in the 800m, taking home the gold medal in 2:23,07.

Miguel Buttigieg won the bronze in the discus with a throw of 38.32m.

Letizia Bonnici, Isaac Bonnici and Mirae Micallef just missed out on a medal after getting fourth place in the high jump, 800m and shot put respectively.

After successful heats, Kyran Farrugia and Mark Azzopardi shared fifth place in the 100m.

Our Maltese athletes will finish their competition on Thursday where, amongst other races, Michela Caruana and Kay Testa will compete in the 400m final after successful heats on Wednesday.

Coach Rachid Chouhal is in charge of the athletics team.

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