Paul Healion

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Paul Healion
Personal information
Full name Paul Healion
Born (1978-06-03)3 June 1978
Ireland
Died 16 August 2009(2009-08-16) (aged 31)
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Team information
Discipline Road, Track (4k Ind. Pursuit, Team Pursuit)
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
2005-2008 -
Major wins
 Ireland National Time Trial Champion (2000, 2008)
 Ireland National Criterium Champion (2001, 2009)

Paul Healion (3 June 1978 - 16 August 2009) was an Irish racing cyclist from Dunboyne, Co. Meath.

In 2000 and 2008 he was the National Time Trial Champion. In 2001 he won his first National Criterium Championships. He won the event again in 2009 during a spell of superb form.[1]

Healion died on the evening of 16 August 2009 after his car, in which he was alone, crashed near Ardee, Co Louth. He leaves a widow, Ann.[2] He had been due to ride the Tour of Ireland stage race the following weekend as part of the Irish Cycling Team.[3]

Major results[edit]

1998
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005 – Driving Force Logistics
2006 – Team Murphy&Gunn-Newlyn
2007 – Murphy & Gunn-Newlyn–M Donnelly–Sean Kelly Team
2008 – Pezula Cycling Team
2009

References[edit]

  1. ^ CQ Ranking
  2. ^ PAUL HEALION DIES IN ROAD ACCIDENT
  3. ^ "Irish cycling mourns Paul Healion". RTÉ Sport. 2009-08-17. Retrieved 2009-08-17.