Colin Lynch wins silver for Ireland in cycling

Colin Lynch wins silver for Ireland in cycling
Colin Lynch of Ireland in action at the Rio Olympic Velodrome during the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Photo by Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

Colin Lynch has won silver for Ireland in the C2 Time Trial in a time of 28.02.25.

Canada's Tristen Chernove took gold with the bronze going to Maurice Far Eckhard Tio of Spain.

His time was just over 19 seconds off gold medallist and brings Ireland current medal haul at the Games to four.

Lynch was first of the Irish cyclists out today, with Eoghan Clifford going in the cycling C3 road time trial at 5.30pm.

Later today, Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal are in the Women's B Time Trial Road event at 5.30pm. At the same time pairs Damien Vereker and Sean Hahessy and Peter Ryan and Marcin Mizgajski are all involved in the Men's B Time Trial Road event.

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