Irish Team Announced For Second World Cup of the Season In London

Cycling Ireland has entered a full team in this weekend’s UCI Track Cycling World Cup in London. This is the second World Cup on the Track Cycling 2014/15 calendar, with more valuable Olympic qualification points available. Racing begins on Friday with the Men and Women’s Team Pursuit Squads competing, the Men’s Team will have a development focus, with Martyn Irvine concentrating on recovery. It is still uncertain whether he will start in the Men’s Omnium on Saturday.  Along with the Omnium, Keirin and Sprint events that Ireland entered in the last World Cup in Mexico, Irish riders will be fielded in the Class 1 additional events that are not World Cup event, the Men’s Points Race, and the Women’s Scratch and Point Races. The World Cup runs from 5th – 7th December.

Photo: Lydia Boylan / Tumblr

Full Team:

Men’s Team Pursuit

Cormac Clarke

Thomas Fallon

Javan Nulty

Sean Downey

Women’s Team Pursuit (final four to be confirmed)

Caroline Ryan

Lydia Boylan

Lauren Creamer

Melanie Spath

Josie Knight

 

Men’s Keirin and Sprint

Eoin Mullen

 

Women’s Keirin

Shannon McCurley

 

Men’s Omnium

Martyn Irvine (TBC)

 

Women’s Omnium

Caroline Ryan

 

Women’s Points Race

Josie Knight

 

Women’s Scratch Race

Lydia Boylan

 

Men’s Points Race

Cormac Clarke

 

 

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