Team Greens makes it 5 in a row

Thursday, February 24, 2011, 13:50
Team Time Trial Winners – from fron Jason Vella, Etienne Bonello & Fabio Spiteri - Photo credit Ramon Borg

Team Time Trial Winners – from fron Jason Vella, Etienne Bonello & Fabio Spiteri - Photo credit Ramon Borg

The 2010 cycling season last Sunday with a team time-trial along the Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq Coast Road. Organised by Greens Cycling Club, the event was sponsored by Greens Supermarket and BBB Bike Parts.

Teams of four riders were set off at two-minute intervals to cover a distance of 40km. The leading four cycling clubs fielded their best riders in order to challenge for victory.

The battle was indeed tight, especially in the early stages of the race. Team Greens again showed that they boast the best elements in time-trial as their first team, composed of national time trial champion Etienne Bonello, National Duathlon Champion Fabio Spiteri, Jason Vella and Christopher Gatt, stopped the clock on 56:59 winning the team challenge for the fifth time running

Maurice Formosa, Patrick Scicluna, Christian Formosa and Pierre Borg , representing Melita Pedal Power, were second in 57:35.

Qormi Scott, with Jack Schiavone, David Galea, Louise Debono Vella and Paul Zarb in their ranks, were third in 59:03.

Team Greens also claimed the honours in the individual races for Masters and Ladies with Joseph Bonello and Marie Claire Aquilina winning their respective categories. Twanny Pisani of Mosta AF Sign Studio won the race for the Over 50 category

The races for the under 15 went to Nina Zammit and Carl Xuereb


Results

Under 15 girls

Nina Zammit – Mosta

Michaela Galea – Qormi

Veronica Sant – Mosta

Under 15 boys

Carl Xuereb – Mosta

Nicholas Zammit – Mosta

Kurt Muscat – Mosta

Ladies

Marie Claire Aquilina – Greens

Donatelle Callus – Greens

Maria Vella Galea – B’kara St Joseph

Over 50

Twanny Pisani – Mosta

Emanuel Camilleri – Mosta

George Psaila – Greens

Masters

Joseph Bonello – Greens

Joe Mallia – Qormi

Joe Zammit – Greens

Team Time Trial

Team Greens – Etienne Bonello, Fabio Spiteri, Jason Vella, Christopher Gatt – 0:56:59

Melita Pedal Power – Maurice Formosa, Christian Formosa, Patrick Scicluna, Pierre Borg – 0:57:35

Qormi KIA- Jack Schiavone, David Galea, Paul Zarb, Louise Debono – 0:59:03





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