Cycling gold for Dunlevy & McCrystal as Grimes claims bronze at World Cup in Belgium

Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal stormed to gold in the Women’s B Tandem Road Race on Sunday at the UCI Para-cycling Road World Cup in Ostend, Belgium.

The reigning World Champions completed the 80km race almost two minutes ahead of Lora Fachie and Corrine Hall of Britain, with the Polish tandem taking the bronze medal.

In the Men’s C4 80km Road Race Ronan Grimes claimed his first major podium finish when winning a bronze medal in the sprint for gold. The Galway man was within striking distance of gold, which was won by Russia’s Sergei Pudov ahead of silver medallist David Calmon from the Netherlands.

Results

WB Tandem 80km

Gold: Katie-George Dunlevy & Eve McCrystal (IRL) – 2:02:44

Silver: Lora Fachie & Corrine Hall (GB) – +01:51

Bronze: Iwona Podkoscielna & Aleksandra Teclaw (POL) – +05:05

MC4 80km

Gold: Sergei Pudov (RUS) – 1:58:04

Silver: David Calmon (FRA) – 00:00

Bronze: Ronan Grimes (IRL) – +00:02

 

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