Dion Buhagiar is President of the Archery Association

Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 23:16

by Charles Camenzuli

DION BUHAGIAR is President of the Archery Association of Malta following the Extraordinary General Meeting held on the 10th.September 2014, in accordance with the statutes of the association .

The following members were unanimously elected to the posts of:

President – Dion Buhagiar

Secretary – Noel Demicoli

Treasurer – Aurelio Theuma

Membership sec – Simon Vassallo

Scores and records – John Aquilina

Range officer – Adrian Abela

Dion Buhagiar, President of the Archery Association of Malta, and World Archery International Judge, has been involved in Archery as an athlete and official since 1993. He has competed at national and international level, and has won both the national outdoor and indoor championship on a number of occasions.

He became a World Archery Federation International Judge in 2003. Since reaching International Judge status he has officiated in a number of high profile events which include the Paralympic Archery event of the Beijing Paralympics – 2008, two World outdoor championships (Madrid, Spain 2005 and Ulsan South Korea 2009), one indoor World championship (Izmir, Turkey 2009), three Junior World championships (Lilleshall, UK, 2004, Merida, Mexico 2006, and Legnica, Poland 2011), as well as, a number of World Cup events, several European and FISU – University games.

He was also appointed as the World Archery Federation’s Technical Delegate to the Commonwealth Games – India 2010 and London 2012 Olympic Games, where he was required to oversee every aspect of Commonwealth Archery Event.

In addition to his Judging commitments he has served on the World Archery Federation’s International Judges’ Committee since 2007, and was recently elected for a second four-year term. In 2013 he was elected on the Executive Committee of the Maltese Olympic Committee





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