Affiliated clubs with the Malta weightlifting association participated in the ZKC Senior international tournament during the Malta Club Competition. 706 athletes (380 men and 326 women) from 17 different countries participated in the event. The athletes included ones from big nations like USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Cameroon

Malta’s leading female weightlifter Yazmin Zammit Stevens brought in the best result for Malta, placing 4th out of 71 athletes in the 69kg category with a total of 176kilo. This result is of high importance for her as next week she will be competing in the Univesiade games in Chinese Taipei.

Another very positive result came from Elisia Scicluna who placed 10th in the 90kg category with a total of 148kg. Other good results came from Pamela Borg, Lara Azzopardi, Daniela Xuereb, Sara Shawky, Rebecca Scerri, Tenishia Thornton and Rebecca Fitz.

The best results in the men group came from Kieran Mifsud in the 105kg placing 14th in the senior category and 1st in the juniors with the total of 275kg. Other good results came from Josef Pisani , Rylee Borg and Ryan Degiorgio.

Il-klabbs affiljati ma ‘l-assoċjazzjoni tal-weightlifting ta’ Malta pparteċipaw fit-turnew internazzjonali ZKC għal kbar waqt il-kompetizzjoni tal-klabbs Maltin. 706 atleti (380 irġiel u 326 nisa) minn 17-il pajjiż differenti pparteċipaw fl-avveniment. L-atleti kienu jinkludu dawk minn nazzjonijiet kbar bħall-Istati Uniti, il-Kanada, l-Awstralja, in-New Zealand, l-Afrika t’Isfel u l-Kamerun

Il-weightlifter femminili Yazmin Zammit Stevens ġabet l-aqwa riżultat għal Malta, hija irnexila tikseb il-raba post minn 71 atleti fil-kategorija ta’ 69kilo b`total ta 176kilo. Dan ir-riżultat huwa ta ‘importanza kbira għaliha peress li l-ġimgħa d-dieħla hi se tkun qed tikkompeti fil-logħob tal-Univesiade fit-Taipei.

Riżultat ieħor pożittiv ħafna ġie minn Elisia Scicluna li poġġija l-għaxar post fil-kategorija ta ’90kilo b’total ta’ 148kilo. Riżultati oħra tajbin ġew minn Pamela Borg, Lara Azzopardi, Daniela Xuereb, Sara Shawky, Rebecca Scerri, Tenishia Thornton u Rebecca Fitz.

L-aħjar riżultati fil-grupp ta ‘l-irġiel ġew minn Kieran Mifsud fil-kategorija 105 kilo b refa totali ta 275 kilo. Huwa akwista il-14 il post fil kategorija tal-kbar u l-ewwel post fil-kategorija taż-żagħar. Riżultati oħra tajbin ġew minn Josef Pisani, Rylee Borg u Ryan Degiorgio.

 

 

Jesmond Caruana