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EYOC 2006


Škofja Loka, Slovenia 30 june- 2 july

After an eventful flight out to Ljubljana, Slovenia, via Venice (plus a 3 hour coach journey), the four juniors, Ruairi Short, Colm Hill (CNOC), Fiach O'Rourke (Fingal) and Francis O'Reilly (Fermo) hit the ground running, starting with the Sprint race in the beautiful town of Skofja Loka.
1st Ivan Sirakov BUL 11:26:58
74th Colm Hill IRL 15:03:23
76th Ruairi Short IRL 15:39:63
79th Fiach O'Rourke IRL 17:07:42
81th Francis O'Reilly IRL 17:32:48

The Classic race was held on Rovtarica, a very technical forest, 3000ft up in the mountains.
M18 8.150KM 370M
1st Christain Warbichler AUT 55:08
65th Ruairi Short IRL 80:41
77th Colm Hill IRL 117:01
78th Francis O'Reilly IRL 158.32
79th Fiach O'Rourke IRL 177:11

The juniors found thew combination of heat and technical difficulty tough going, but did well to complete the course under such cirumstances.

Team Leader
Greg Mc Cann