CYCLING Polish rider wins Irish Sports Council jersey in FBD Rás

Polish rider Bartlomiej Matysiak wins Irish Sports Council jersey at FBD Milk Rás

When the final stage of the FBD Insurance RÁS finished in Skerries last weekend Polish rider Bartlomiej Matysiak who rides for the Polish Continental (professional) Team Legia won the U23 Classification donning the Irish Sports Council's white jersey as the most promising young rider of the race. The coveted jersey reflects the Irish Sports Council's financial support for the race, which is one of the select group of world races eligible to award qualifying points for World Championships and Olympic Games.

Following Matysiak’s win Irish Sports Council Chief Executive, John Treacy, said “I am pleased the Irish Sports Council is associated with the recognition of young talent in such a tough international event as the FBD Insurance RÁS." He also praised FBD Insurance for its continuing support for Irish sport.After 8 days of gruelling racing, Matysiak, as the recipient of the Irish Sports Council's best young rider jersey will be looking forward to a bright future in world cycling.