Time-Trial victories for Bonello and Aquilina

Tuesday, February 5, 2013, 18:07

Etienne Bonello and Marie Claire Aquilina, riders of the Greens Cycling Club, cruised to victory in their respective categories, in the opening race of the cycling calendar organised by Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club under the auspices of the Malta Cycling Federation.  Eighty-four cyclists in various categories took part in this 20-kilometre individual time trial on the Salina-Bahar ic-Caghaq Coast Road.


Bonello registered the best time of 28 minutes, one second, in front of team-mates Jason Vella (28:30) and Joe Bonello (28:43).


Marie Claire Aquilina was first in the Females races, cycling the distance in 31 minutes, 44 seconds.  Michelle Vella wood of Birkirkara St. Joseph finished second in 32 minutes, 50 seconds, and Hannah Pace of The Cyclist finished third in 35 minutes, 23 seconds.


Kevin Muscat of the Qormi Cycling Club won the Over 40’s category.  Joe Mallia (Qormi CC) was first in the Over 50’s Category, and Emmanuel Camilleri of Mosta AF Signs Studio CC was first in the Over 60’s category.


First Junior was Carl Xuereb of Mosta AF Signs Studio CC.  Mark Farrugia (Mosta AF Signs Studio CC) won the Boys Under 15 category, and Martina Pizzuto (Mosta AF Signs Studio CC) was first in the Girls Under 15 category.


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