Young Maltese athletes delivered on their potential with a number of fine performances throughout this week during the 24th edition of the Island Games (COJI) being held in Mallorca.
The Jeux des îles (Island Games) is an annual multi-sport event for youth athletes from the 23 member countries of the association handling this multi-nation sporting event.
Sonique Gatt and Kareem Chouhal brought home the gold medal for Malta with impressive performances in the hammer and discus throw respectively, with the latter completing a personal best in the process. The young athlete managed a fantastic haul of three medals – one of each metal – securing silver in the shotput and bronze in the hammer. Sonique Gatt also secured silver in the discus throw.
Thanks to Malta Olympic Committee , SportsMalta and Athletics Malta for the opportunity given to our athletes. Well done to all Team Malta