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At the heart of London this summer - Maxol supports Ireland’s track cycling hopeful Martyn Irvine

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Posted / Last update: 20-07-2012
Maxol announced its official support of Ireland’s Track Cycling champion Martyn Irvine. Martyn (27) will be Ireland’s only representative in track cycling at the London 2012 Olympic Games as he competes in the Omnium event over two days at the London Velopark on 4th and 5th August

In April, Irvine qualified for London 2012 with a seventh-place finish in the Omnium event at the Track World Championships in Melbourne and showed his talent by securing five top-ten finishes over the course of the Championships. After qualifying, Martyn originally from Newtownards in Co. Down, told his Twitter followers: “WOW! Wish I could thank everyone individually but that would take forever! Thanks for all the support, it's overwhelming! One more job to do”.

Pictured at Maxol’s service station in Adamstown Co. Dublin to mark this unique alliance are from left, Maxol’s Group Brand Development Manager, Fergal Harrington and Martyn Irvine. On Maxol’s decision to support Martyn, Fergal Harringtoncommented, “Our business is very much about being at the heart of the local communities in which we operate across the island of Ireland and supporting local champions. Martyn is a champion and we, at Maxol, feel it is important to support him in his London campaign and to help increase awareness of his great achievements. Martyn will be profiled across the Maxol Service Station Network and we are asking the country to get behind him’’.

The Men's Omnium at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London will take place at the London Velopark on 4th and 5th of August. The qualifying European Nations include: Great Britain, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Denmark and Ireland.

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