Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal claim Ireland's second medal of the games.
Cyclists Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal have won Ireland's second medal at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.
The Irish pair claimed silver in the B 3,000m individual pursuit.
They set a new world record of 3:19.946 during their qualifying round, but lost out to Great Britain in an exciting final.
The President Michael D Higgins is among those who have congratulated the duo, describing the achievement as "remarkable".
#ParaCycling #Silver Katie-George and Eve will return to action on Day 7 and 10, they are by no means not finished yet 👊#TeamIreland | #TheNextLevel | #Tokyo2020 | #Paralympics pic.twitter.com/OWGs8ehsJA— Paralympics Ireland (@ParalympicsIRE) August 28, 2021
“My warmest congratulations to Katie-George Dunlevy & Eve McCrystal who today won silver in the B 3000m Individual Pursuit, adding to their remarkable record when representing @TeamIreland.”#ParaCycling @ParalympicsIRE @sportireland— President of Ireland (@PresidentIRL) August 28, 2021