About

Our mission – Our mission is to promote and encourage athletics as a viable means of recreation and sport for the benefit of athlete’s development in a healthy lifestyle. We support all members in the spirit of team, competition and in the achievement of personal goals for the development of the individual in a positive and enjoyable atmosphere.
 

Our value – Integrity in the way we operate and function, transparency and openness in everything we do and accountability for all our actions and decisions.

Head Coach – Rachid Chouhal

Rachid Chouhal (born February 14, 1975) is an international athlete and national champion in the 100m/200m/400m sprints, long/triple jumps and hammer throw, adding up to 30 times. His love and dedication to the sport has earned him ‘MAAA Athlete of the Year’ 7 times.

Achieved during his years practicing athletics, Rachid boasts multiple international games representing Malta in multiple events, including:

  • Olympic Games of 2012
  • Mediterranean Games
  • Commonwealth Games
  • Small Nations Games
  • European Cup
  • European Championships (indoor & outdoor)
  • World Championships (indoor & outdoor)
  • EAP/IAAF meetings

His recent achievements were at the European Championship Masters held in Ancona 2016, where he won the gold and silver medals in the long jump and 60m events respectively.

Bronze medalist European Indoor Masters 2018 in long jump.

Bronze medalist 100m in European Masters Championships 2019, 5th in the 400m with a new V40 record

Rachid is a qualified track and field coach, personal trainer and massage therapist.

Assistant Coach and Throws Coach – Antonella Chouhal

With 20 years of involvement in the sport, Antonella (born April 27, 1976) has gained great experience in Discus/Shot Put/Hammer field events, holding the women’s national records for all three events.

Antonella has represented Malta in several international meetings, including:

  • Small Nations Games
  • European Cup
  • European Games
  • World Masters
  • European masters

Her recent achievements were a silver medal under her belt in discus throw at Ancona European Championship Masters 2016, and 4th place in the weight throw at the same meet.

In 2017 Bronze medalist Weight Throw European Masters Championships in Denmark, Bronze medalist  in Madrid European indoor 2018 in the hammer throw. 

In 2019 silver medalist in the Weight Throw, Discus and Bronze medalist in the Hammer in the World Indoor Masters Championships held in Poland. In European Masters Championships in held in Venice she achieved Bronze in the Throwing Pentathlon.

Antonella is a qualified track and field coach.