Blanchfield Appointed National Paracycling Coach

Cycling Ireland are delighted to confirm the appointment of Jamie Blanchfield as new National Paracycling Coach.   Blanchfield will work closely with High Performance Director Iain Dyer and Head Coach Neill Delahaye in leading Ireland’s Paracycling programme for the 2024 Paralympic Games.   Blanchfield founded a successful endurance sports coaching service and was head coach […]

Chris Burns Sets New National Record

Chris Burns has set a new national record on his way to qualifying for the 1km time trial later this evening.   After his record-breaking performance yesterday in the flying 200 metre event, Burns has continued his World Championship campaign in great form today knocking an impressive two seconds off the national record. Burns covered […]

Grimes clinches Silver at Paracycling Track World Championships

  Ronan Grimes has secured Ireland’s first medal of the Paracycling Track World Championships in Paris winning silver in the individual pursuit as the squad recorded four new national records.   Ronan Grimes rode an impressive heat in the individual pursuit in the afternoon against World Record holder, Jozef Metelka of Slovakia. His time of […]

Cycling Ireland Announces Team For Paracycling Track World Championships

Cycling Ireland have announced their team for the UCI Paracycling Track World Championships which take place next month from October 20th to October 23rd. A team of nine Irish athletes will compete in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Paris in what is their last major competition goal for 2022. Tokyo Paralympics silver medallists Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal will […]

Team Ireland Competing at World Championships

Ireland’s Para-Cycling squad will also be competing this week in the Para-Cycling Road World Championships in Baie-Comeau, Canada from 11-14 August. The squad are coming off the back of a highly successful World Cup last weekend where the squad won gold and silver in the women’s tandem category in both the road race and time […]

Para Cyclists in Form for Worlds

Dunlevy and McCrystal claim overall win at the UCI Para-Cycling World Cup  Ireland’s para-cycling squad on form for the Para-Cycling Road World Championships   Ireland’s para-cycling squad took a fantastic one-two at the Para-Cycling Road World Cup in Québec, Canada in the women’s tandem time-trial and road races over the weekend. Katie-George Dunlevy with pilot […]

Ireland’s paracycling squad claim two European Championship titles

Ireland’s success in the paracycling scene continued as the squad secured two gold medals so far at European Paracycling Championships in upper Austria. Katie-George Dunlevy and Linda Kelly proved fastest in the tandem time trial while Ronan Grimes claimed his first international victory winning the MC4 time trial. Dunlevy and Kelly, a relatively new pairing […]

Timothy Pride in PB Smashing Debut

Irish cyclist Richael Timothy launched Ireland’s Paralympics cycling campaign this morning shaving 14 seconds off her personal best.   Richael was up against Austrian rider Yvonne Marzinke in the C1-3 3000 metre pursuit race at the Izu Velodrome near Shizouka in Japan. Richael went out hard, sprinting out of the saddle and straight into the […]

Fourth place finish for McCrystal and Dunlevy

Irish tandem para-cyclists Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal finished in fourth place this afternoon in the bronze medal ride-off in the WB 3km Pursuit at the UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championships in Montichiari, Italy. The pair went head-to-head with Great Britain in the race after securing a fourth fastest time of 3.35.924 in the qualifiers […]

Impressive Irish team announced for UCI Para-Cycling World Championships

A hugely impressive Irish team has today been confirmed for the UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships, which will take place later this month from March 17th to 20th in Montichiari, Italy. Once again Ireland will be entering four bikes in the championships across both sprint and endurance events, with the focus of all riders on […]