Author: Maria Vella-Galea

Julian Harding was the star of the show in Salina on Sunday morning when, the former national team swimmer competed in his first triathlon race. Harding was the outright winner after a very solid performance on the coast road. He was the first out of the water, clocking nine minutes 27 seconds before proceeding onto the 20km bike course keeping a comfortable distance ahead of possible podium contenders Kai Azzopardi and Christopher Fenech. Harding kept the pace to keep the gap to cross the finish line in 58 minutes and 38. That timing enabled Harding to smash the previous course…

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Few people are aware that artistic swimming was brought to Malta in 2010 by two Japanese athletes and the sport is thriving. Maltese swimmers have already started to make a name for themselves on the international scene.  National coach Michelle Hubner, spoke to Maria Vella-Galea ahead of the team’s participation in the European Championships at the National Pool today… Michelle Hubner was not really interested in artistic swimming when it was recommended to her by her swimming coach.  There was a lot of convincing both from her mother and her coach until she decided to take the proverbial plunge.  Sixteen…

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