10th May 2021
On the second day of the 1st International Artistic Swimming Tournament “Pirin” Malta competed in the Duet Tech, the Solo Free and Combo events.
Ana Culic and Valentina Marchi placed 2nd in the Duet Tech obtaining a score of 66.0151.
Left to Right: Valentina Marchi, Michelle Hubner, Ana Culic
In the Sole Free, Ana Culic placed 3rd obtaining a score of 70.5667 and Thea Grima Buttigieg placed 6th with a score of 66.333.
The Combo, composed of Thea Blake, Davida Bonanno (Captain), Tara Bonnici Peresso, Ana Culic, Elisa Marie Friggieri, Ana Grech, Thea Grima Buttigieg, Valentina Marchi, Kelly Ann Sargent, Nicole Tomic Felice, Katarina Galea Curmi and Hannah Xuereb placed 2nd with a score of 70.900 just .4 off the 1st place.
“The ASA is extremely satisfied with the results achieved by the Artistic Swimming Team in Bulgaria. In spite of all the challenges that Covid-19 has posed to our coaches and athletes, these results are a clear demonstration of the hard work and dedication put in by all. We, at the ASA are immensely proud. All the girls including the coaches deserve all our praise for having performed at such an incredibly high level”– Joe Caruana Curran, President, and Rita Azzopardi General Secretary of the Aquatic Sports Association of Malta jointly commented.