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Dunlevy & McCrystal win silver at Para-Cycling Road World Championships

Dunlevy & McCrystal win silver at Para-Cycling Road World Championships

Eve McCrystal and Katie George Dunlevy Double Paralympic gold medallists Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal have won silver in the time trial at the Para-Cycling…

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Eve McCrystal and Katie George Dunlevy Double Paralympic gold medallists Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal have won silver in the time trial at the Para-Cycling Road World Championships in Baie-Comeau, Canada, adding to the silver they won at last year’s World Championships.

The pair completed the 28.4km distance in a time of 40:46.74, 49.53 seconds down on gold medal winners Sophie Unwin and Jenny Holl from Great Britain.

Josephine Healion and Linda Kelly competed in the same event but endured a bad mechanical at the start and were delayed by 10 minutes before they got going again. The pair finished in seventh place.

The current European Time Trial champion Ronan Grimes has shown great form recently and Friday was no different. Grimes claimed the bronze medal, finishing just over a minute and a half down on George Peasgood of Great Britain who won gold.

In the men’s tandem time trial, Irish riders Damien Vereker and Dillion Corkery suffered a DNF due to a crash.

At the European Championships earlier today, Ireland’s team pursuit squad finished sixth .

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