Sportivi 2015: Young Sportswoman Of The Year

Sunday, February 21, 2016, 18:03

Gavin Muscat






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.

Amy Micallef (swimming)

One of Malta’s most promising swimmers. Won a gold medal at the FISEC Games in the 100m breaststroke in a new record time of 1.14,55. At the same event she won a silver medal in the 50m breaststroke as well as in the 200m, establishing a new national record in the 50 metres with a time of 34.43 secs.

Sara Xuereb (tenpin bowling)

Won five gold medals. She won the juniors competition in Norwich, England, from among 220 participants. Despite being 13 years old, she was also successful at the same event in the Under 15 category. She also won the doubles with Matthew Magro in the Under 15 category.

Nina Zammit (triathlon)

Took part in several competitions and obtained good results, so much so, that she was selected as the athlete of the year by the local Triathlon federation. She also took part in the junior European championships in Hungary where she finished in 28th place.


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