So first Martyn Irvine wins a brilliant silver medal in the Individual pursuit. Less than two hours later he was world champion thanks to this performance (all 25 minutes of it).
And here he is receiving his gold medal
You can view his first interview as World Champion here (with bonus tweets from the cream of the Irish cycling community).
It's been some day for Irish cycling. The Giro D'Italia announces that it will start the 2014 race in Ireland, 'first medal by an Irishman in track cycling since 1897 and Ireland's first senior elite world champion since Stephen Roche in 1987.