Ministers Give Super League a Warm Maltese Welcome

Super League Triathlon was given an official welcome to Malta as Minister for Tourism Konrad Mizzi and Parliamentary Secretary for Youths, Sports and Voluntary Organisations Hon. Dr. Clifton Grima attended the official launch press conference.

Super League returns to Malta for the second race of the 2019/20 Championship Series with the world’s top triathletes set to battle it out in a thrilling weekend of racing.

As well as that the athletes will be touring the island on community engagement visits to inspire locals and help raise Malta’s global profile.

At a press conference also attended by Super League’s top Pros, Mr Mizzi said:

Super League Triathlon is another important addition to the Visit Malta events calendar attracting hundreds of athletes and spectators from all over the world. Such events are important to enhance sports tourism in Malta whilst acting as a marketing platform to showcase Malta’s most cultural cities and surroundings to thousands of viewers from all over the globe”

Mr Grima added:

It’s our intention to ensure that sport headlines in our society not only through popularization but through the National Strategy for Sport aimed at identifying and nurturing our own future champions.

Malta has the ideal ecosystem to host such high-level events, including high-quality sport facilities, a good standard of accommodation, good weather all year round and a fantastic atmosphere. I’m confident that with the necessary resources we can fulfil our ambition and help our youngsters succeed in sport at international level.

Super League CEO, Michael D’hulst, thanked those present for the hospitality shown.

We’re very excited to be back in Malta and to be building on the success of last year’s race. This year we have grown both the international impact and local impact of the event with a stronger community outreach program and collaborations with entities such as Sports Malta. And we’re also excited about the youth and junior athletes who will be travelling to Malta to participate alongside the best triathletes in the world.

The Malta Tourism Authority have worked hard to continue to promote Malta as a sports destination with Super League Triathlon helping to showcase that to the world.

Local partners who have also put their weight behind this international event are Air Malta, Bank of Valletta, Cisk, Garmin, Gatorade, Malta International Airport, Nike, San Michel, Sport Malta and VisitMalta

Check out the women’s startlist for Super League Malta here, the men’s startlist here or get a reminder for the livestream this weekend here!

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