IrishCycling.com Road Racing News and Pictures

 Welcome to our Voluntary, Ad-free, Tracking free website  | HOME | FIXTURES | PHOTOS | VIDEOS | OLD ARCHIVES | |

  FRONT PAGE 
 
 ROAD RACING
 
 STAGE RACING
 
 OTHER CYCLING
 Women's Cycling
 Paracycling
 Shane Stokes
 E-Racing
 Coaching Advice
 Sundry Items
 
 OFF-ROAD EVENTS
 
 NON-COMPETITIVE
 
 PICTURE GALLERY
 
 VIDEO ARCHIVE
 
 RACING CALENDAR
 
 LEISURE EVENTS
Track Racing
Latest Headlines
Planning Approval Formally Granted For National Velodrome
Emily Kay Withdraws From UEC Track European Championships Through Injury
National Velodrome is GO, as Sports Ireland Campus announce a major expansion
Emily Kay and Orla Walsh Set To Compete In UCI Track Champions League
Busy Final Day at Track World Championships in Paris
Search


OTHER CYCLING : Track Racing Last Updated: 28 Oct 2019 - 4:42:38 PM

McCurley wins Silver at European Track Championships
By Scott Graham, Marketing & Communications Manager
17 Oct 2019,

Email this article
Shannon McCurley - Picture courtesy of Drew Kaplan


Shannon McCurley - Picture courtesy of Drew Kaplan

Ireland’s Shannon McCurley (27) has won Silver in the scratch race on Day 1 of the European Track Championships in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. The 40-lap race was won by Emily Nelson of Great Britain in a sprint finish with Maria Martins of Poland taking the bronze medal.

Speaking after the race Shannon said:

“With seven laps to go I was right at the back. I think I was hopeful that it was all going to go up and it did and I think with about three (laps) to go I spotted Emily shoot down the bottom and I knew she had good legs, she was coming into this strong, and that was the wheel I wanted to be on.”

“Yeah, it's been a long time coming. As you saw me at the end of the race, I was speechless.”

A team of 14 Irish riders are competing in the European Championships which conclude this coming Sunday evening.


Post-race interview:



Shannon McCurley on her way to a silver medal - Picture courtesy of Drew Kaplan


Footage is available via Eurosport -

[ Visit Website ]



Back to top of Page

© Copyright IrishCycling.com



Footer

Copying prohibited, All contents © IrishCycling.com 2000 - 2023. All rights reserved. || Disclaimer || About || Contact Us || Home ||