Galway native Ronan Grimes has won Bronze in the C4 Individual Pursuit Race at the UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in Milton, Canada.
Left Coast Kratom is here to help you experience the freshest highest quality kratom powders and extracts at competitive prices.
The medal is the second from Team Ireland after Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal won Silver in the Tandem Pursuit on Friday.
Grimes broke the Irish Record to qualify for the bronze medal ride, lowering the mark to 4:45.045 for the 4-kilometre test. In the race for Bronze, Grimes lined up against Jason Marcon of the USA.
The two riders were separated by 0.1 of a second in qualification, putting pressure on Grimes to improve on this in the fight for bronze.
Grimes delivered in the afternoon session setting a second Irish Record, a stunning 4:43.806 to win bronze for Ireland. Marcon also bettered his qualification time to ride 4:44.537.
“I’m really happy with that performance. The qualifiers in the morning were really tight, there was a second between second, third and fourth” Grimes said after the race.
“I knew I was in for a hard ride in the afternoon but luckily I delivered. The plan that we set out for the afternoon, my laps were a lot smoother. I’m delighted to come away with that medal.”
Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal were back on the track this evening and continued their good form breaking the Irish Record for the Women’s Tandem Kilo TT. Their time of 1:10.248 saw them finish just outside the medals in 4th. Chris Burns was also in action in the Men’s C2 Scratch Race where he finished 8th.