Ireland's Shannon McCurley exits the women's keirin competition after the repechage
Published 13/08/2016 | 16:29
Ireland's first ever female track cyclist Shannon McCurley has exited the Olympics in the first round stage of the women's keirin competition at the Rio Olympic velodrome.
The 24-year-old Australian-born Irishwoman was was fifth in her first-round heat, dropping into the repechage.
The repechage offered her a second chance at progressing, although she failed to take advantage. She needed to win but could only manage a fourth-place finish.