World University Championships – Results Update

July 18, 2014  |  2014 World University Championship  |  Share

 

Team Ireland got their World University Championships campaign underway with the Men’s and Women’s Golfers travelling to Switzerland to compete from 23rd June.

After 4 days of intense competition the final standings for the Irish Golfers were:

 Name College Final Position
 Chris Selfridge University of Toledo 10th
 Tiarnan McLarnon University of Ulster Joint 33rd
 Conor O’Rourke NUI Maynooth Joint 33rd
 Declan Loftus NUI Maynooth Joint 50th
 Mens’ Team 8th
 Jean O’Driscoll University College Cork 15th
 Amy Farrell Dublin City University Joint 27th
 Sinead Sexton NUI Maynooth 33rd
 Women’s Team 7th

The Irish Golfers during the opening ceremony

 

Archery

Following the Golf it was then time for John Smith of Dublin IT to travel to Legnica,Poland to compete in again what would be a very tough few days of competition. After reaching the final rounds of the competition John finished a very impressive joint 17th place in a field of over 40 competitors.

A video of  the competition in its final day can be viewed by clicking on this link

A full list of all results along with photos from the competition can be found by following this link

John Smith - Dublin IT

 

Cycling

The team of Irish cyclists arrived in Jelenia Góra, Poland to very wet and windy conditions. The riders battled on both days of the competition with the road race distance reduced by one lap on the second day of the competition due to safety fears. The results from the Irish team are:

Name College Event Final Place
Ian Richardson Trinity College Dublin Time Trial 12th
Daniel Bruton Dublin IT Road Race 10th
Alastair MacAulay University of Ulster Road Race 24th
Séan McKenna University College Dublin Road Race 28th
Marc Potts University of Ulster Road Race 31st

 


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