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BMX Malta – Xmas Fest Edition a great success

Posted By Sportinmalta On January 4, 2016 @ 12:22 am In Cycling,Featured,Other | No Comments

Gavin Muscat

Last days, the Malta BMX Association organized the second edition of the Xmas Festival. During the four day festival various BMX and Skateboarding Competitions were organized.

Fourteen foreign BMX professional riders took part in  the Open Competition. Eric Fitgar from the Chech Republic won the Open Competition infront of Englishman Charlie Ash and Frenchman JB Pejtavit. Ukrainian Alexander Rudenko won the Best Trick Competition.

The Amateur Competition was won by Karl Naja ahead Gianni Zahra and Bernhard Azzopardi Weitze. Stefan Micallef finished first in the Beginners Competition with Aiden Azzopardi and Braydon Grima finishing second and third respectively.

-Other winners were:

  • Freddy Abela Award for Most Promising Rider: Gianni Zahra
  • Bunny Hop Competition Winner: Aaron Grixti
  • Game of Bike group A Winner: Gianni Zahra
  • Game of Bike group B Winner: Shemizen Azzopardi

-Skateboarding Competition:

  1. Ilya Melchin
  2. Karlvin Ciappara – Sinzada Toymachine
  3. Markus Peser

BMX Fest was also a fund raising event for the association, where during the weekend a total of €800 was collected in donations for further improvements in the skatepark.


Gianni Zahra

(1st:Ilya Melchin) (2nd: Karlvin Ciappara - Sinzada Toymachine) (3rd: Markus Peser)

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