Mark Downey

Mark Downey (born 3 July 1996) is an Irish road and track cyclist, who currently rides for French amateur team Côtes d'Armor–Marie Morin–Véranda Rideau.[1]

Mark Downey
2017 UEC Track Elite European Championships 411.jpg
Downey in 2017
Personal information
Full nameMark Downey
Born (1996-07-03) 3 July 1996 (age 25)
Dromore, County Down, Northern Ireland
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight74 kg (163 lb)
Team information
Current teamCôtes d'Armor–Marie Morin–Véranda Rideau
Discipline
RoleRider
Rider typePuncheur
Amateur teams
2015Banbridge CC
2016VC Toucy
2017CC Etupes
2020–Côtes d'Armor–Marie Morin–Véranda Rideau
Professional teams
2018WIGGINS
2019EvoPro Racing

As a junior he competed at the 2014 UCI Road World Championships in the Men's junior time trial and also at the 2015 UCI Road World Championships in the Men's junior time trial.

On the track he competed at the 2015 UEC European Track Championships in the points race and team pursuit. He won the gold medal at the 2016–17 UCI Track Cycling World Cup, Round 2 in Apeldoorn in the points race. He also won the third round of the World Cup points race held in Cali, Colombia following that event he picked up a silver in the madison with his teammate Felix English. Concluding his 2017 World Cup campaign Downey won the madison in LA round 4 and was overall series winner in the points race.[2][3]

Major resultsEdit

2015
5th Time trial, National Road Championships
2016
1st   Points race – Apeldoorn, 2016–17 UCI Track Cycling World Cup
1st Stage 6 Tour Nivernais Morvan
2nd   Points race, UEC European Under-23 Track Championships
2017
2016–17 UCI Track Cycling World Cup
1st   Points race, Cali
1st   Madison, Los Angeles (with Felix English)
2nd   Madison, Cali (with Felix English)
3rd   Points race, UEC European Under-23 Track Championships
9th Road race, UCI Under-23 Road World Championships
2018
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
3rd Overall Volta ao Alentejo
1st   Young rider classification
4th Road race, Commonwealth Games
4th Clássica da Arrábida
2019
3rd   Points race, UCI Track World Championships

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gachet, Nicolas (31 October 2019). "Trois derniers renforts pour Côtes d'Armor-Marie Morin-Véranda Rideau" [Last three reinforcements for Côtes d'Armor-Marie Morin-Véranda Rideau]. Directvelo (in French). Association Le Peloton. Retrieved 26 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Results 2016–17 UCI Track Cycling World Cup". Tissot Timing. November 2016. Retrieved 19 November 2016.
  3. ^ "2016–17 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Entry List Men". Tissot Timing. November 2016. Retrieved 19 November 2016.

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