President Michael D Higgins congratulates Ireland's Paralympics cyclists after huge medal haul
Two golds and a silver from three events made it a very positive day20:55 Wednesday 14 September 2016, 20:55 14 Sep 2016
President of Ireland Michael D Higgins has lavished praised on the Irish Paralympic cyclists after a significant medal haul on Day 7 of the Games.
Earlier in the day, Colin Lynch had won silver in the C2 Time Trial.
"I want to congratulate our medal winners on a fantastic day for Ireland, with Eoghan Clifford, Colin Lynch, Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal winning medals at the Rio Paralympics," said President Higgins.
"On behalf of the people of Ireland I want to convey my congratulations to Colin Lynch on winning his silver medal in the C2 time trial, to his roommate Eoghan Clifford on winning a second medal in Rio, a richly deserved gold, and to Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal on their Gold medal in the B tandem time trial.
"These athletes have shown what can be accomplished with drive and determination, and their phenomenal performances have inspired the nation."
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