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Mark Rohan secures silver in Canada

Updated: Friday, 30 Aug 2013 07:19 | Comments

Mark Rohan will be in action again in Saturday's road race
Mark Rohan will be in action again in Saturday's road race

Mark Rohan has won a silver medal in the time trial at the UCI Para-cycling World Championships in Canada.

The defending Paralympic and world champion clocked a personal best time behind Italy’s Luca Mazzone in the H1 handcycling category in Baie-Comeau. William Groulx from the USA took bronze.

Speaking afterwards, the Ballinahown handcyclist said: “Everything went to plan.

“I came out a week early this year, and that really paid off. I rode according to the plan, even above it, as I got a PB out there.

“I’m happy with the performance, and very proud to have an Irish jersey on the podium.”

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