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Team Malta named for European Games in Poland

The Maltese Olympic Committee announced the contingent who will be forming part of Team Malta at the forthcoming European Games.

The third edition of the European Games will take place in Kraków and the regions of Małopolska in Poland from June 21 to July 2.

MOC Director of Sport and Games Chef de Mission Charlene Attard, said that Malta will be competing in shooting and badminton, and the team will consist of seven athletes and four officials.

Team Malta will be represented by five shooters in the shooting events.

GSSE gold medallist Clive Farrugia and Marlon Attard will be competing in the skeet individual event while Marcello Attard will join them when they take part in the team event.

In trap, Gianluca Chetcuti will be in action in the men’s competition while Mikaela Galea will line up in the women’s event.

Chetcuti and Galea will then team up in the Mixed Team shoot.

Eleonor Bezzina, winner of a third gold medal at the 2023 GSSE will be the first athlete in action when she takes part in the 10m Air Pistol qualifications on June 22.

Bezzina will also take a prime role during the opening ceremony as she was named as Team Malta’s flag bearer.

Team Malta will also compete in the badminton competitions with Matthew Abela taking part in the singles competition.

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