Team News: Irish for the Road Worlds

The Irish team including Ryan Mullen, Dan Martin, Eddie Dunbar and Conor Dunne ready for their bid for glory at the UCI Road Worlds

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Team News: Irish for the Road Worlds

The Irish Team begins its bid for glory in the the 2018 UCI Road World Championships in Innsbruck, Austria today. Lara Gillespie is the first of 19 Riders competing across ten events over each of the next seven days.

Gillespie competes in the Women’s Junior Time Trial on Monday morning which begins at Hall Wattens racing over a hilly 20km to the finish at Swarovski Crystal, Innsbruck. That’s followed by Conn McDunphy and Michael McLoughlin competing in the Men’s Under 23 Time Trial on Monday afternoon.

Eileen Burns and Kelly Murphy compete in the Women’s Elite Time Trial on Tuesday afternoon, 25th September, which follows Aaron Doherty and Ben Healy riding the Men’s Junior Time Trial on the same hilly 27.8km course .

On Wednesday, Nicolas Roche and Ryan Mullen wear green in the Men’s Elite Time Trial over a challenging 52.5km course including the Gladenwald climb.

Road racing begins on Thursday when Lara Gillespie and Maeve Gillespie ride the Women’s Junior event over 71.7km followed by the Men’s Junior Road Race featuring Aaron Doherty, Ben Healy, Breandán Flannagan and Archie Ryan.

On Friday, Eddie Dunbar, Michael O’Loughlin, Matt Teggart, Daire Feeley and Darragh O’Mahony ride the Men’s Under 23 Road Race over a mountainous 179.9km course before Alice Sharpe races on the same circuit as Ireland’s representative in the 156.2km Women’s Elite Road Race on Saturday.

The UCI World Road Championships concludes next Sunday, 30th September with the 258.5km Men’s Road Race Championships when Conor Dunne, Dan Martin, Ryan Mullen and Nicolas Roche race for Ireland.

SCHEDULE (Irish Times):

Monday 24th September
9.30am Junior Women’s TT
Lara Gillespie

U23 Men’s TT
Conn McDunphy
Michael O’Loughlin

Tuesday 25th September

Junior Men’s TT
Aaron Doherty
Ben Healy

Elite Women’s TT
Eileen Burns
Kelly Murphy

Wednesday 26th September
Elite Men’s TT
Nicolas Roche
Ryan Mullen

Thursday 27th September
Junior Women’s RR
Lara Gillespie
Maeve Gallagher

1.40pm Junior Men’s RR
Aaron Doherty
Ben Healy
Breandán Flannagan
Archie Ryan

Friday 28th September
U23 Men’s RR
Eddie Dunbar
Michael O’Loughlin
Matt Teggart
Daire Feeley
Darragh O’Mahony

Saturday 29th September
Elite Women’s RR
Alice Sharpe

Sunday 30th September
Mens RR
Dan Martin
Nico Roche
Conor Dunne
Ryan Mullen

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