Cycling Ireland have named a strong panel selection for the Elite European Cycling Championships which take place in Glasgow from the 2nd to the 12th of August.

History will be made this August when Glasgow and Berlin host the inaugural European Championships, and the exciting multi-sport event will bring together some of the continent’s leading sports, including the existing UEC cycling championships.

The following riders have met the published selection criteria for the 2018 UEC Road and Track Elite European Championships. Confirmation of final teams and events will be released closer to the event.

Track Events
Madison Panel

Mark Downey, Felix English and Marc Potts
Lydia Boylan, Lydia Gurley and Shannon McCurley

Robyn Stewart

Team Pursuit
Imogen Cotter, Mia Griffin, Hillary Hughes, Kelly Murphy, Alice Sharpe, and Orla Walsh

* Note that some riders from this named panel will be competing in other track cycling events, with those names and events to be confirmed closer to competition.

Road Events
Time Trial
– two slots have been qualified for both Men & Women’s Events
Ryan Mullen, Marcus Christie and Eddie Dunbar
Eileen Burns & Kelly Murphy

Men’s Road Race – Six Slots qualified
Conor Dunne, Philip Deignan, Eddie Dunbar, Mark Downey, Dan Martin, Robert John McCarthy, Sean McKenna, Ryan Mullen, Matthew Teggart & Damien Shaw

Women’s Road Race – one slot qualified

No rider meets the specific road criteria; however, one rider may be entered from the already qualified riders above as per the criteria. This will be determined closer to the event.

RTÉ will have live coverage from all events throughout the European Championships. Glasgow 2018 runs from the 2nd August – 12th August.


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