Dunleavy and McCrystal win Silver at Para-cycling World Championships!!!
CI reports>>IRELAND’S Katie George Dunleavy and Eve McCrystal have won Silver in the Women’s Tandem Pursuit Race at the UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in Milton, Canada. Dunleavy and McCrystal rode 3:27.358 to break their own National Record by over 3 seconds and qualify for the Gold medal ride against New Zealand pairing, Emma Foy and Hannah Van Kampen. New Zealand set a new World Record of 3:20.819 during qualification and so went into the final as favourites. New Zealand led from the first time check and covered the 3 kilometre race in a time of 3:23.163, Ireland claiming Silver in 3:31.396. Griet Hoet and Anneleen Monsieur of Belgium won Bronze. Dunleavy and McCrystal will race next in the Women’s Tandem Time Trial, a 4-lap 1-kilometre race against the clock, on Sunday evening<<
Day 1 results
Women C3 Pursuit Qualifying – Richael Timothy – 8th (4:25.302 /40.708 kph) Men C2 Pursuit Qualifying – Chris Burns – 12th (3:58.059 /45.367 kph) Men C4 Kilo TT – Ronan Grimes (1:09.438 /51.845 kph)
Day 2 Results
Women’s Tandem Pursuit – Katie George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal– Silver (3:27.358/52.084 kph) Tandem Pursuit – Peter Ryan & Anthony Walsh – 9th (4:27.230 /53.886 kph) Men’s Tandem Pursuit – Damien Vereker & Marcin Mizgajski – 10th (4:29.736 / 53.886 kph) Women C3 500m TT – Richael Timothy – 6th (43.338 / 41.534 kph) Men C4 200m TT – GRIMES, Ronan 6th (11.945 / 60.276kph) Men C2 200m TT – Burns Chris 6th (12.403 / 58.050kph)
Well done Team Ireland