VASALLO Abraham < Back  
Sport Wrestling - Freestyle
CGA Malta   
Gender Male
Born 28 Dec 1974
Weight 84 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Children, Adam and Owen.
Residence Malta
Occupation Teacher
Languages Italian, Maltese, English
Higher education Education: Msida, MLT
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He took freestyle wrestling in his hometown in 1990.
Why this sport? He took it up because he "hated training football".
Name of coach Jesmond Giordemaina
Coach from what year? 1990
General Interest
Nicknames Bramu [short for Abraham]. (Athlete, 11 Oct 2010)
Hobbies He likes reading biographies, watching TV and enjoys diving. (Athlete, 11 Oct 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Competing at the 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games and the Small Nations Championships. (Athlete, 11 Oct 2010)
Hero / Idol Steve Gerrard. (Athlete, 11 Oct 2010)
Injuries He once dislocated his elbow. (Athlete, 11 Oct 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto Never give up. (Athlete, 11 Oct 2010)
Awards and honours He won the 2002 Maltese Athlete of the Year. (Athlete, 11 Oct 2010)

Finished 20th in the 2000 European Championships in Hungary.
(International Database Wrestling, 2002)
Ambitions To win as many bouts as possible. Post-career, his ambition is to pass down his wrestling knowledge onto other youths. (Athlete, 11 Oct 2010)
Other information OCCUPATION
He works as a PE teacher. (Athlete, 11 Oct 2010)