electrical bike Oisin O Callaghan wins Irelands first Mountain Bike World Championship
Oisin O Callaghan pictured above a Limerick teen wins first-ever gold for Eire on the Mountain Bike World Championship in Austria
Eire’s first-ever Downhill World Title! 🇮🇪
— UCI MTB (@UCI_MTB) October 11, 2020
WATCH Limerick teen wins Eire’s first-ever Mountain Bike World Championship
By I Love Limerick correspondent Mary Caroline McCarthy
Limerick teenager Oisin O Callaghan has received gold on the World Mountain Bike Championships in Austria. Oisin O Callaghan produced the experience of his younger life to win the UCI Mountain Bike World Championship Downhill junior title. He’s the primary Irish rider to win a rainbow jersey in any mountain bike downhill occasion.
The Ardpatrick man received the Junior Males’s Downhill occasion in the course of the UCI 2020 Championships in Leogang on Sunday, October 11. The Championship started on Monday, October 5, and ran by way of till the eleventh.
Oisin O’Callaghan was signed by an expert workforce, the YT Mob Race Staff final October.
The course in Leogang, Austria demanded ability and persistence and the 17-year-old from Limerick delivered loads of each. Oisin produced a time of 4:02:142 on the two.3km course early on and watched as every rider failed to raised it.
O’Callaghan completed forward of the Nice Britain pair Daniel Slack and James Elliott to win Eire’s first-ever Downhill world title on the Mountain Bike Championships.
The Mayor of the Metropolis and County of Limerick has congratulated 17-year-old Oisin.
Mayor Michael Collins mentioned: “This can be a improbable achievement by Oisin in taking the championship title in Austria.”
“Oisin’s dedication and dedication to his sport have actually paid off and he’s now on high of the world. It’s a tremendous win by the Ardpatrick teen, who has the excellent amenities of Ballyhoura on his doorstep.”
“Many younger folks can solely dream of profitable world championships, but it surely takes solely a choose few who can really make this dream a actuality. Oisin is now firmly in that class and his future within the sport appears to be like vibrant.”
“Oisin’s ability and persistence in negotiating the downhill terrain proved to be central to his success as a competitor after a competitor did not match his time. Congratulations once more on behalf of the folks of Limerick.”
We at I Love Limerick supply our congratulations to this inspiring younger man on his wonderful win and we can’t wait to see what he has in retailer for us all subsequent 12 months.
Oisin O’Callaghan is one more instance of what the youth of Limerick has to supply!
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