All photo’s courtesy of Toby Watson with thanks

First-ever Women’s Junior World Champs

Roisin lally did her best and gained great experience in her first world championship

Lucy O’Donnell leading a chasing group and got herself a solid result in 26th place out of 46 starters

Junior Women Results:
 1.VAN ANROOIJ Shirin NED 0:38:34 2.PIETERSE Puck NED 0:39:27 3.MUNRO Madigan USA 0:39:5226 (26th O’DONNELL Lucy IRL 0:44:2043 43rd LALLY Roisin 0:49:53)

Elite & U23 women

1ALVARADOCeylin del CarmenNED0:45:20

Under 23 Elite Men

U23 Men Podium: Ryan Kamp (NED) took the top step with Kevin Kuhn (SUI) finishing in silver for a home crowd. Mees Hendrikx (NED) claimed bronze.

Irish Champ David Conroy had a bad day and was taken out the race a few laps before the end, was placed 49th, not sure what happens and we come back to that in full report next week

The Dutch have something to celebrate…A hat-trick of wins +7 medals

The Irish always have something to celebrate…being there is already a good reason…Paidi O’Brien as one of the principals of Team Ireland with young Brendan Conroy brother of…