Triathlon:Great Season for Pierre Borg, Matthew Rota and Luke Camilleri Cuscshieri

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 17:47

Gavin Muscat

  • Note:This article has been posted in both English and Maltese
  • Nota:Dan l-artiklu ġie miktub bl-Ingliż u bil-Malti

Luke Camilleri Cuschieri Pierre Borg and Matthew Rota teamed up to participate in the Birkirkara St Joseph Triathlon Series Relay Event. Camilleri was the swimmer for the 750m, Borg was the cyclist for the 20km and Rota did the 5km Run. The Series was made up of four races which they cme 2nd in the first 2 races and won the last two which enabled them to win the overall classification, winning the National Sprint Relay Championships in the process.

Camilleri had a great season this year. He won 32km Open water Races, 1st overall in the 5.5km Gozo-Malta Swim , 2nd overall in the National Open Water Swimming Championships, and was always the fastest swimmer in the Relay Series. Borg had a very difficult year as he suffered a severe knee injury in the beginning of the season which hampered his preperations. However he managed to recover well as he was always one of the fastest cycling in the serie. Matthew Rota was one of the best runners in the Triathlon Series as well. This year Rota managed a 3rd place in the National Mountain Running Championships and was selected to represent Malta in the European Mountain Running Championships.

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Malti

Staġun tajjeb għal Pierre Borg, Matthew Rota u Luke Camilleri Cuschieri

Luke Camilleri Cuschieri, Pierre Borg u Matthew Rota ingħaqdu flimkien bħala tim wieħed biex jieħdu sehem fil-Birkirkara St.Joseph Triathlon Relay Series Even. Camilleri kien l-għawwiem għal għawm ta’ 750m, Borg għamel is-sezzjoni taċ-ċiklizmu ta’ 20km u Rota għamel il-ġirja ta’ 5km. Is-serje kienet mqassma fuq erba’- tlielaq fejn ġew fit-tieni post fl-ewwel zewġt tlielaq u rebħu l-aħħar tnejn biex b’ hekk rebħu is-serje u in-National Sprint Relay Championships

Camilleri kellu staġun mill-aqwa fejn rebaħ tlett tlielaq tal-għawm ta’ 2km, rebaħ l-għawma ta’ 5.5km bejn Għawdex u Malta u spiċċa fit-tieni post fin-National Open Water Swimming Championships. Huwa min dejjem kien l-iktar għawwiem veloċi fis-serje. Borg kellu bidu diffiċli din is-sena minħabba ’injury’ serja f’irkopptu fil-bidu tal-istaġun u minħabba f’hekk kellu inaqqas it-taħriġ. Madanakollu huwa irkupra tajjeb biex kien wieħed mill iktar ċiklisti veloċi fis-serje. Matthew Rota kien wieħed mill iktar atleti veloċi fil-5km. Din is sena Rota spiċċa it-tielet fin-National Mountain Running Championships u ġie magħżul biex jirrapreżenta lil Malta fil-Kampjonati Ewropej tal-Mountain Running

Left to right: Matthew Rota, Pierre Borg and Luke Camilleri Cuschieri





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