Gozitan rider Jacob Zerafa competes at BMX Championship in Italy
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A young Gozitan BMX rider has recently taken part in the Alpeadria BMX Championship 2019 in Italy.
Jacob Zerafa went to Rivignano in Italy to compete in Rounds 1 and 2 of the Alpeadria BMX Championship 2019.T
The competition was a great help towards the development of this young rider and will continue to assist his progression in the Maltese scene with the experience obtained during the event.
In both categories 25 riders took part. Jacob Zerafa finished 7th in his age category (9-10 years).
There were riders from Hungary, Italy, Slovenia, Austria, and Germany competing with him. The competition started on day one with with qualifications for the finals, taking place on the following day. Jacob Zerafa managed to qualify 12th overall for the group A Finals, when he then finished 7th overall.
The Malta BMX Association said that they would like to take the opportunity to congratulate this young athlete, while also praising him for his commitment and that of his parents who were also at the competition to provide their full support.
Report Joe Bajada