Tokyo 2020: Team Ireland profiles - Felix English (Cycling - track)

English is a no stranger to success both on the road and the track

Felix English celebrates after winning the Men’s Scratch race at the 2019 Track Cycling World Cup. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Felix English celebrates after winning the Men’s Scratch race at the 2019 Track Cycling World Cup. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

 

Age: 28

Event: Men’s Madison.

Born in Brighton, to a family of strong Dublin connections, English is a no stranger to success both on the road and on the track, his victory over Olympic gold medallist Chris Hoy at the 2010 UEC European Track Championships first announcing his arrival. Won gold at the 2019 UCI Track World Cup in the men’s scratch race in Glasgow, having previously taken gold at the 2017 UCI Track World Cup in the men’s Madison in California. Coached by 2012 Olympian Martyn Irvine, the team of English and Mark Downey have been finalising their preparations in the cycling training base in Majorca. Fintan Ryan is the team reserve

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