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Caroline Ryan (born 10 October 1979) is a former racing cyclist from the Republic of Ireland.

Caroline Ryan
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Caroline Ryan (2015)
Personal information
Born (1979-10-10) 10 October 1979 (age 39)
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineTrack and Road
RoleRider
Rider typeEndurance
Amateur team(s)
-Garda/Richies Bikestore/Ethos Cycling Club

A former international rower,[2] Ryan won the bronze medal in the women's points race at the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships,[3][4] Ireland's first medal at a senior track cycling world championship since Harry Reynolds took gold in 1896 and bronze in 1897.Caroline is a member of the Garda/Richies Bikestore/Ethos Cycling Club, which is based in Dublin, Ireland.[2] Ryan won the Irish Elite Time Trial title three times (2011, 2013 & 2014).

She announced her retirement from cycling in 2016.[5]

PalmarèsEdit

Source:[6]

2010
1st Combes Conor Memorial
2011
1st   Irish National Time Trial Championships
1st   Irish National Track Cycling Championships (500m time trial)
1st   Irish National Track Cycling Championships (individual pursuit)
1st stage 5 Rás na mBan
3rd Irish National Road Race Championships
7th European Track Cycling Championships (team pursuit)
with Ciara Horne & Sinaed Jennings
9th World Track Cycling Championships (individual pursuit)
2012
  World Track Cycling Championships (points race)
9th World Track Cycling Championships (individual pursuit)
2013
1st Dunsany GP
1st   Irish National Time Trial Championships
1st   Irish National Track Cycling Championships (individual pursuit)
1st Sorrento CC I.T.T.
  Track Cycling World Cup round 2, Aguascalientes (individual pursuit)
2nd Individual Pursuit, 3 Jours d'Aigle
3rd Individual Pursuit, International Belgian Open
2014
1st   Irish National Time Trial Championships
1st Omnium, Irish International Track GP
2015
1st Individual Pursuit, Irish International Track GP
3rd Points Race, Belgian Xmas Meetings

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Caroline Ryan". cungabikes.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2012. Retrieved 5 April 2012.
  2. ^ a b Fotheringham, William (5 April 2012). "Caroline Ryan wins Ireland's first track medal in more than 100 years". The Guardian.
  3. ^ "Women's Points Race Final Results" (PDF). Tissot Timing. 5 April 2012.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Ransom, Ian (5 April 2012). "World records tumble as Britain edges ahead". Reuters.
  5. ^ McHugh, Conor (15 December 2016). "Kildare cyclist Caroline Ryan retires". Leinster Leader.
  6. ^ Profile at Cycling Quotient

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