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Saturday 29 July 2017

Dunbar shines in Doha

Eddie Dunbar finished ninth at the U-23 World Championship time trial
Eddie Dunbar finished ninth at the U-23 World Championship time trial

Eddie Dunbar finished ninth after an impressive ride in yesterday's U-23 World Championship time trial in Doha.

The 20-year-old Corkman clocked a time of 35:29.68 for the 28.9km course in sweltering conditions to finish 1:21 behind Germany's Marco Mathis.

Meanwhile, the new Irish Pro Continental team Aqua Blue Sport have confirmed a further seven riders for the 2017 season.

Austrian Stefan Denifl and Australian Leigh Howard join from I Am Cycling and they will be joined by Dutchmen Michel Kreder (29) and Peter Koning (25), New Zealander Aaron Gate (25), Australian Calvin Watson (23) and Dane Lasse Norman Hansen (24).

Irish Independent

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