Irish enhance track programme

By Shane Stokes

Having seen the example set by geographical neighbours Great Britain, Ireland is to place a greater emphasis on international track racing in the run up to the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The country lacks an indoor velodrome at present, necessitating its riders to go to Manchester, Newport or Gent in order to prepare for elite competition, but Cycling Ireland hopes that this will be rectified and a project started next year.

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