Monday, October 24, 2016
Irish results from the European 24 hour championships in France
The European 24 hour championships were held in Albi in France last weekend on Sat 22nd and Sun 23rd Oct 2016. While there was just one woman on the Irish team, there was 5 in the men's event.
Amy Masner finished in 17th out of 77 contestants with just over 133 miles completed.
Pos. Bib Name Surname Team Laps Last lap time Total distance Avg speed km/h
17 248 Masner Amy IRELAND 194 23:53:13 215,310 8,97 km/h
In the men's 24 hour race, Eddie Gallen was the best of the Irish with about 144 miles covered. Aidan Hogan of Rising Sun AC in Cork was just behind Eddie with 138 miles which is pretty amazing considering it was just his second 24 hour race ever. His first one was last June in Belfast when he took Silver in the Irish 24 hour championships.
Pos. Bib Name Surname Team Country Laps Last lap time Total distance Avg speed km/h
25 56 Gallen Edward IRELAND 203 23:54:27 225,564 9,40 km/h
26 57 Hogan Aidan IRELAND 201 23:58:46 222,453 9,27 km/h
41 59 O'Loughlin Daragh IRELAND 186 23:58:24 205,984 8,58 km/h
54 58 Keith Eoin IRELAND 178 20:39:54 196,835 8,20 km/h
75 60 O'Regan John IRELAND 146 19:22:47 161,443 6,73 km/h
The Irish men's team finished in a very respectable 9th out of 18 teams.
Another contestant of Irish interest was Thomas Bubendorfer of Star of the Laune AC in Kerry who was running for his native Austria.
63 1 Bubendorfer Thomas AUSTRIA 170 23:53:36 189,045 7,88 km/h
The full results can be downloaded as a zipped file HERE