A hearty congratulations to all who competed in the British & Irish Masters
CC Champs in Swansea last weekend. Teresa Doherty F40, making her debut in
this event was a very impressive overall winner in race 1, taking command very
early on, and having a comfortable 5 second margin over Kirsty Longley F40 from
England. Pauline Moran, F60 retained her title, with additional ind. Medals for
Carmel Crowley silver F50, & Niamh O’Sullivan silver F55. Team medals as follows,
F35 silver, F40silver, F45 silver, F50 silver, F55 bronze, F60 silver, F65 bronze & F70
The M65 plus also run in conjunction with open race, with Martin McEvilly taking
ind. silver in the M70s. M65s & M75s finished 4th but M70s won silver.
In race 2, Mick Byrne M55 finished 9th overall & also captured the M55 title.
Defending Champ. Martin McDonald M60 had to settle for 4th but team medals i
n all 3 categories, with bronze for M50s, bronze M55s & bronze M55s.
In final Champ race, Mark McKinstry M35 was a very impressive winner with a
30 second margin. Michael Harty, overall winner back in Glasgow showed a return
to form by taking ind. Bronze. Unfortunately M35s were denied victory on count
back, losing out to England as both teams finished on 28points. M45s also won
silver with M40s finishing 4th overall.
FULL RACE RESULTS AVAILABLE HERE
Next years event will be hosted by English Masters & will take place on Sat 16th Nov, just outside Southport.
As 2018 now draws to a close, focus will turn towards 2019, with World Masters Indoors taking place in Torun, Poland next March. Online entry now open, please check for entry plus additional information.
Int Sec. IMAA
087 950 2009 (7pm – 10 pm only)
Photo Cred Finn Valley AC