Prestigous awards for Envic Galea

Saturday, November 14, 2009, 19:58

During the World Judo Kata Championships, organised by the Malta Judo Federation at the Cottonera Sports Pavilion, the President of the International Judo Federation, in the presence of the President of the European Judo Union Mr. Sergey Soloveychik and the Vice President of the EJU Mr. Franco Capelletti, presented the IJF GOLD medal of honour for the long service Envic gave to Judo as President of the Maltese Federation, member of the Directing Committee of the EJU for the past 18 years and many years in the IJF various commissions.

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President of the European Judo Union Mr. Sergey Soloveychik presenting the IJF GOLD medal of honour for the long service to Mr. Envic Galea, President of the Maltese Judo Federation

Mr. Vizer complemented the Maltese President and friend and his team for the excellent organisation of these First World Championships. He augured that the Maltese Federation continues with this excellent work and wished Envic Galea many more years in the service of the International Judo Community.

Justice Lino Farrugia Sacco, president of the Maltese Olympic Committee took the opportunity of the World Championships to present Envic Galea, the award.

Southern Cross University’s 2008 International Alumnus of the year

The letter accompanying the award stated:

“Your achievements in the field of International Sports Management and your contribution to the sport of Judo and Youth Sportsman and women inspired your nomination by Dr David Arthur from the Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, School of Health and Human Science. Your nomination was outstanding and identifies you as a leader in your field.

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Justice Lino Farrugia Sacco, president of the Maltese Olympic Committee presenting Mr. Envic Galea, President of the Maltese Judo Federation with his awards

I would like to take this opportunity to wish you continued success in your endeavours. Southern Cross University is proud of your personal achievements and we hope you will stay in contact with the University through your School and through the Alumni program.”

Liz Terracini

Envic Galea graduated in Masters in International Sports Management, at Southern Cross University NSW Australia in 2007, after being nominated by the MOC for an Olympic Solidarity Scholarship, which partly assisted in the Masters. Envic serves as Youth Director within the Maltese Olympic Committee.





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