Malta was recently represented by thirteen swimmers in the Irish Short Course National Championships. The swimmers, five female and eight male, aged between 17 and 25 years of age, competed in Dublin between the 16th and 19th December.
All swimmers managed to qualify from some of their heats to swim in the finals in the three afternoon sessions. Their performances in 78 individual swims yielded 46 Personal Best times and two new National Short Course Records.
On the 16th December, Sarah Demicoli, registered a time of 2:21,10 in the 200m Butterfly event, beating her own record of 2:23,30 registered in November 2021 in Guildford.
Meanwhile, on the 17th December, Andrea Mallia, swimming in the 200m Breaststroke event clocked a time of 2:20,04 beating Andrea Agius’ time of 2:20,93 which was established in 2010 in Dubai.
Malta was represented by the following swimmers, who after a short break will return to training as of tomorrow.
|Andre Camilleri (Neptunes)
Sarah Demicoli (Neptunes)
Luke Ellul Sullivan (Sliema)
Francesca Falzon Young (Sirens)
Rudi Spiteri (Sirens)
|Maya Galea (Sliema)
Andrea Mallia (Sirens)
Simon Mallia (Sliema)
Amy Micallef (Neptunes)
|Michael Stafrace (Sliema)
Martina Valletta (Neptunes)
Sean Wareing (Sliema)
Matthew Galea (Sliema)
The Maltese contingent was made up of National Swimming Coach Delon Dannhauser and Ebi Mohammadpour who is accompanying the team as Assistant Coach & Masseur.