Gold for Lara Gillespie at 2018 UEC Track Juniors & U23 European Championships

Wicklow’s Lara Gillespie won a Gold medal at the 2018 UEC Track Juniors & U23 European Championships in Aigle, Switzerland, today, when taking the Women’s Points Race, her second medal of this week.

Credit: Union Européenne de Cyclisme (UEC)

The 17-year-old Scott-Orwell Wheelers rider, who had earlier this week won a silver medal in the individual pursuit, beat Olha Kulynych of the Ukraine and Marta Jaskulska from Poland in Saturday’s final.

Credit: Union Européenne de Cyclisme (UEC)

The Wesley College Dublin student holds 11 Irish national cycling titles and won a silver medal at the European Youth Olympics in 2017.

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