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Sportivi 2015: Sportswoman of the Year

Posted By Sportinmalta On February 21, 2016 @ 5:57 pm In Featured,General | No Comments

Gavin Muscat





Sue Abela (Bowling)

She won two gold medals at the Mediterranean Championships in Crete – the All events and the team competition. Finished runner up in the singles and doubles in the Qubica Promotion Cup in France. Obtained an overall 10th place in the European Championship. Also continued to dominate the local scene, winning the national title for the 19th time and for the 11th time in succession.

Danica Bonello Spiteri (Triathlon)

She is the champion of the European Triathlon Age Group. She performed well and obtained positive results in the European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan, and other competitions in Spain and the XTerra world championship final. Was ninth overall in the Elite category at the Duathlon European Championship in the Netherlands. She is also the national Triathlon and Aquathlon champion.

Rebecca Camilleri (athletics)

Veteran athlete Camilleri won the Long Jump silver medal at the Iceland Games for European Small Nations. She had started the year 2015 establishing a new national Long Jump record in Padova, Italy. She also bettered her own indoor national record with a leap of 6.01 metres. Also did well in the Baku European Games where she finished second. That result meant that Camilleri went into the list of Top 50 athletes in the Long Jump in Europe.

Peppijna Dalli (Gymnastics)

Still a young competitor, she continued to show her potential with some impressive performances. Won the silver medal in the Uneven Bars in the Iceland Small Nations Games. There, she also finished a good fourth in the Vault event. At the individual championships (vault qualifying) last August she finished 26th. Peppijna also took part in the world championships in Glasgow, Scotland.

Charlotte Wingfield (athletics)

Wingfield distinguished herself last year with several good results and good times. She won two gold medals – 100 and 200 metres – at the Games for European Small Nations. She became the first Maltese athlete to win gold in the 100 metres. Established a new national record in the same event at the Baku European Games. Also finished ninth in the European Under 23 championships in Tallinn, Estonia.

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