Ciarán Power

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Ciarán Power (born 8 May 1976 in Waterford, Ireland) is a former professional racing cyclist. He is a member of the Irish Pezula Racing Team. Power turned professional in 2000 with Linda McCartney Racing Team and rode the 2000 Giro d'Italia, gaining 2 top ten stage finishes. He was the first Irish cyclist in a major tour since Stephen Roche in 1993. When Linda McCartney folded in 2001, Power joined the French St Quentin team before moving to the US the following season and joining Navigators.

After placing 3rd in the 1999 World 'B' road championship, Power came 74th in the 2000 Summer Olympics road race. In the 2004 Summer Olympics road race, he finished 13th, the highest placing by an Irish cyclist.

He retired from prefessional racing at the end of the 2008 season.

Major Achievements[edit]

2008 – Pezula Racing
2007 – Navigators Insurance Cycling Team
2006 – Navigators Insurance Cycling Team
2004 – Navigators Insurance Cycling Team
2003 – Navigators Insurance Cycling Team
2002 – Navigators Insurance Cycling Team
2001 – St. Quentin-Oktos team
2000 – Linda McCartney Cycling Team
  • 9th overall, Herald Sun Tour (2.4)
    • 2nd, Stage 12
    • 10 top 10 stage finishes
  • 23rd overall, Tour of Langkawi
  • 74th, Olympics Road Race
  • 122nd overall, Giro d'Italia (Grand Tour)
    • 5th, Stage 3
    • 6th, Stage 16
    • 13th, Stage 21
    • 18th, Stage 10
    • Points class: 42nd
    • First Grand Tour completed
1999 – Comeragh CC (amateur)
  • 6th overall, Tour of Egypt (part of Irish team)
    • 1st, Stage 7
    • 2nd, Stage 3
    • 10th, Prologue (ITT)
  • 7th overall, Tour of Rhodes (part of Irish team)
    • 6th, Stage 2
    • 10th, Stage 4
  • 8th, Irish National Road Race Championship (CN)
1998 – (amateur)

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