Westport native Ben Walsh took home a bronze medal for the U23 level at the Cycling Ireland Road Race National Championships yesterday. Walsh, a member of the Evo Pro cycling team, finished his race with a time of 3.45.44 and was 14th overall on the Senior and U23 Mens Race, finishing as the third-highest U23 racer.
Also competing from the Westport based Covey Wheelers Cycling Club was Richard Meaney, who finished in the Senior and U23 Men’s Race with a time of 3.47.41. Aaron Doherty meanwhile, finished with a time of 3.48.46.
Keith Mulroy finished in eighth place in the Junior Men’s race with a time of 2.38.43, in a tight affair that saw him just one second off a podium finish.
Meanwhile, Maeve Gallagher from Castlebar Cycling Club is competing at the women’s elite road race in Limerick today.