The Malta Weightlifting Association have been handed the organisation of a very prestigious event as they will host the Mediterranean Cup and the Malta International Open on October 7 and 8 at the Cottonera Sports Complex, the local governing body announced.
This competition will attract top athletes from Mediterranean countries, including Italy, France, Spain, Serbia, and Egypt among others, who will compete against local talent in a thrilling showcase of strength and skill.
One of the highlights of this event will be the team competition, featuring squads composed of three men and three women lifters from various nations. Additionally, there will be an individual event whose standings will be based on rankings, adding to the excitement and competitiveness of the event.
The Malta International Open is set to host a number of world-class weightlifters who will vie for supremacy not only in the team event but also in the individual competition through the various age groups, namely youth, junior, and senior.
During these competitions, the Malta Weightlifting Association will play as host of the Mediterranean Weightlifting Confederation Electoral Congress.
This meeting will bring together delegates from various countries who will discuss various important matters to shape the future of the sport in the Mediterranean region.
In a statement, the Malta Weightlifting Association invited the general public to come and support the local weightlifters, with entrance free of charge.
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