Maltese cyclists gave Malta its first medals in the 2017 GSSE after both the men’s and women’s selection achieved a podium position in the team competition.

Stephanie Alden, Marie Claire Aquilina and Michelle Vella Wood placed second overall in the women’s team event.

On the other hand, Maurice Formosa, Etienne Bonello, James Mifsud and Alexander Petett settled for he bronze medal in the men’s category behind gold medallists San Marino and Andorra who placed second.