Maria Pia Saliba, the Gozitan seventeen year old swimmer has just returned from the Special Olympics held in Cyprus with an impressive haul of three medals: a gold in the 50 m X 4 individual medley, a silver medal in the 25 m butterfly and a bronze medal in the 50 m backstroke. Maria Pia began her swimming career in the Otters Swimming School. Head Coach Mr. Alfred Cachia
immediately realized her potential and introduced her to the swimming coaches of Special Olympics Malta. Through Maria Pia’s hard work and the continued support of her parents Tanya and Michael, who regularly take her to Malta in order to train, she broke into the National Special Olympics
team. The rest is now history ! WELL DONE MARIA PIA, KEEP IT UP !