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Cyprus wins 20 medals at the Malta Invitational Games

Cypriot athletes won five more medals at the Malta Invitational Games on Sunday, raising the country’s tally to 20 medals.

According to an announcement by the Cyprus Olympic Committee (COE), on Sunday, the last day of the games, Cyprus won one gold, two silver and one bronze medal in the Triathlon and one bronze medal in the Women’s Doubles in Bowling.

Cyprus in total won 20 medals in Tae Kwon Do, Triathlon and Bowling and more specifically, 12 gold, three silver and five bronze medals, “a tally that is the best of all the 10 countries participating in the games,” the COE said.

It is noted that the Cypriot team “came very close to winning first place,” in the overall score of all three events of Biathlon, Aquathlon, and Triathlon, after collecting a total of 51 points, one point behind the home team of Malta, winning the silver medal.

The Games, hosted by Malta, saw 10 countries including Andorra, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Iceland, Luxembourg, Montenegro, San Marino and Malta, as well as 180 athletes participating.

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