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Dundalk. Cycle Shea Elliott wins.26/07/1953

Cycle Race - 126 Mile Championship of Ireland at Dundalk.Shea Elliott wins.26/07/1953..Seamus 'Shay' Elliott (04/06/1934 - 04/05/1971 in Dublin) was an Irish road bicycle racer..Shay Elliott was the first Irish cyclist to make a mark as a professional rider in continental Europe..A talented rider, he spent most of his career riding as a domestique for stars such as Jacques Anquetil and Jean Stablinski..He won stages in all the Grand Tours and was 2nd (to Stablinski) in the 1962 World Road Championship at Salò in Italy..He was the first Irishman to wear the yellow jersey in the Tour de France (1963) and he came third in the 1962 Vuelta a España. He won the Omloop "Het Volk" semi-classic in 1959..

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Cycle Race - 126 Mile Championship of Ireland at Dundalk.Shea Elliott wins.26/07/1953..Seamus 'Shay' Elliott (04/06/1934 - 04/05/1971 in Dublin) was an Irish road bicycle racer..Shay Elliott was the first Irish cyclist to make a mark as a professional rider in continental Europe..A talented rider, he spent most of his career riding as a domestique for stars such as Jacques Anquetil and Jean Stablinski..He won stages in all the Grand Tours and was 2nd (to Stablinski) in the 1962 World Road Championship at Salò in Italy..He was the first Irishman to wear the yellow jersey in the Tour de France (1963) and he came third in the 1962 Vuelta a España. He won the Omloop "Het Volk" semi-classic in 1959..