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29 Jun 2022

Katie-George Dunlevy strikes European gold in Austria

Dunleavy and her pilot Linda Kelly were fastest at the European Paracycling TT Championships in Austria

Katie-George Dunlevy strikes European gold in Austria

Linda Kelly and Katie-George Dunlevy at the European Paracycling TT Champions in Austria. Photo: Cycling Ireland

Katie-George Dunlevy and her new pilot Linda Kelly secured gold at the UEC Paracycling European Championships TT in Austria.

Dunlevy and Kelly completed the course in 32 minutes 9.46 seconds, which was 32 seconds clear of Great Britain’s Sophie Unwin and Jenny Holl. Belgian riders Anneleen Monsieur. Dunlevy, who has visual impairment, is a daughter of John Dunlevy from Mountcharles.

"Absolutely delighted with that and the European Championship jersey is something we really wanted coming here,” Dunlevy told RTE. "It was a challenging course; it was a different course to last week in Germany and just thrilled with that."

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