9 riders to represent Ireland at the Mountain Bike World Championships 

A strong team of riders have been selected for the Mountain Bike World Championships from 24 to 28 August in Les Gets, France. 

National Champion, Ronan Dunne will be hoping to make his mark at the World Championships following an impressive 4th place finish in round 6 of the Downhill World Cup in Snowshoe (USA). 

Dunne will be joined by Henry Kerr, Jacob Dickson and Niall Clerkin in the elite ranks with Chris Cumming and former Junior Downhill World Champion Oisin O’Callaghan making a return from injury. 

Daniel Lappin and Scott Roberts will fly the flag for Ireland in the junior men’s downhill category while Travis Harkness is the sole representative for Ireland in cross-country, competing in the junior men’s category. 

Mountain Bike World Championships – Ireland Team 

Downhill - Elite Men

Christopher Cumming

Henry Kerr 

Oisin O'Callaghan

Ronan Dunne

Jacob Dickson

Niall Clerkin

Downhill - Junior Men

Daniel Lappin

Scott Roberts

Cross-country - Junior Men

Travis Harkness

Schedule (Irish Time)

25th August, Thursday

9:30 Junior Downhill Qualification

10:45 Elite Downhill Qualification

16:00 Junior Cross-Country

27th August, Saturday

8:30 Junior Downhill Final

13:35 Elite Downhill Final