Team Malta continues to shine on the second day of the Jeux des Iles (COJI) in Mallorca.

By May 26, 2022 News

Maltese athletes in swimming and athletics continued to up Malta’s medal tally in Mallorca.

The four Gold medals won today were brought home by Kareem Chouhal (Discus) in   Athletics. Chouhal, yesterday, also won a silver medal in the Shot Put and a Bronze Medal in the Hammer throw. The rest of the Gold medals for the day were won by swimmers Julienne Woods (200m freestyle), Sophia Allen (50m breaststroke), and Matthew Satariano (50m breaststroke).

Three silver medals were won by swimmers. Julienne Woods, Sophia Allen, Martina Camilleri, and Zea Caruana Garzia (Girls 4x 100m Relay Freestyle ), Ella Fenech Attard (200m Individual Medley), and Caine Schembri (200m breaststroke).  Athlete Sonique Gatt (Discus) continued to add to the medal she won yesterday in the Hammer throw.

The biggest medal haul for the second day was Bronze with a total of eight medals won by swimmers.   Matthew Satariano, Caine Schembri, Luca Grixti, Liam Rodenas (4x100m Relay Freestyle), Roanna Farrugia (800m freestyle), Sophia Allen (200m freestyle), Martina Camilleri (50m breaststroke), Caine Schembri (50m breaststroke),  Matthew Satariano (50m freestyle)  Zea Caruana Garcia (50m freestyle) and Ella Fenech Attard (100m fly).

Other good performances were registered in Table Tennis with Malta registering good wins against the Azores and the Baleares B Team.

The Sailing team still raced a total of six races, with more races taking place on Friday.  So far Poyraz Fidanboy is currently leading the Maltese team in sixth place.  The Gymnastics team will compete Friday and Sunday, whilst the Karate team will compete on Saturday.