Cycling Ireland and CUSAI (Association of Irish University Sports) will be supporting a team at the World University Cycling Championships, which will be held in Antwerp, Belgium from 22nd-26th March 2006.
The Irish Universities Cycling Team will consist of six men and one lady. The lady will 'double-up', riding both the time trial event and the road race. Similarly, two men will 'double-up', riding both events also.
All competitors must be born between January 1st, 1978 and December 31st, 1988
Only the following may participate as competitors in the Universiade:
a) students who are officially registered for and pursuing a full time course of study at a university or similar institute whose status as a university is recognised by the appropriate national academic authority of their country;
b) former students of the institutions mentioned in a) who have obtained their academic degree or diploma in the year preceding the event.
Riders eligible and interested should express their interest by email to John Bann-Lavery (Sport & Recreation, University of Ulster - team manager for the event) - firstname.lastname@example.org - by 5 pm on Wednesday 30th November.
Selection criteria will become available in due course.