Gozo-Malta Open Water Swimming Competition 2013Entry Form and Regulations
Malta-Gozo-Malta Open Water Swimming Competition 2013Entry Form and Regulations
The Swimming Section of the Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club is a very active one with all year round sessions held both at the National Swimming Pool as well as in the open sea. Training, under the guidance of the Club's Head Coach, is given every Saturday morning and the sessions are split up in 3 groups each being coached at different times.
These groups include the beginners, improvers and advanced swimmers. In addition, Club members who are also members of the National Pool, are given two to three weekly session print outs.
The aim of the Club's Swimming Section is to promote the discipline of Open Water Swimming, be it Long Distance Swimming or Marathon Swimming.
The Club organises annually
The Club's Head Coach is Ms Isabelle Zarb, (Level 2 ASA UK).
The members on the Club's Swimming Board are Ms. Isabelle Zarb (Chairperson), Mr. Roberto Demicoli and Mr. Andrew Grech. This Section may be contacted on 79829391 and 99466256.
Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club and the local agents of Vileda reached an agreement on a sponsorship deal regarding the Club’s Open Water Swimming Championships for 2013. Through this agreement the first three males and the first three females in the championships’ overall classification will share €1000 in prize money.
First placed in the respective classifications will get €250, second placed will get €150 and third placed will get €100. The winners in the respective age-groups will be presented with a trophy. Vileda will also be presenting a goody-bag to all the partici...
Six Birkirkara St. Joseph swimmers have set off at six this morning on a gruelling 10 to 12-hour, 37-kilometre swim around Gozo.
The event is being organised by the Club’s charity partners ‘Swim-Aid’ to raise money for Joseph Bugeja who tragically lost his arm and two legs in an occupational accident. The Club swimmers have been training for months and are expected to complete the swim...