Kilkenny’s Mia Griffin continues her rise in the cycling world with the Glenmore native finishing among the medal places on Sunday at the Tissot UCI Track Nations Cup.
Running across the weekend in Milton, ON, Canada, Griffin and Irish teammate Alice Sharpe finished third in the Women’s Elite Madison event behind Australian duo Alexandra Manley and Chloe Moran and overall winners in Italy’s Elisa Balsamo and Chiara Consonni.
Griffin (24), a previous bronze medallist at the U23 Track European Championships (individual pursuit) finished 13th in the Women’s Elite Scratch on Friday night, Italy’s Martina Fidanza taking top honours there.
Ireland’s Orla Walsh was also in fine form over the weekend, setting a new National record in the 500 time trial on Saturday (12th overall), in a time of 34.858, breaking her own record of 35.103 set last year. Walsh posted 21st overall in the Women’s Elite Keirin general classification on Sunday.