2023 UCI GRAN FONDO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT

Cycling South Africa Announces Line-up for the South African Gran Fondo World Championships

Cycling South Africa is excited to unveil the roster of riders who will be representing the nation at the highly anticipated Gran Fondo events during the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships in Scotland. This prestigious long-distance, mass participation event, known as the “Gran Fondo or Big Race,” will take place on 4 August 2023, and the Time Trial on 7 August 2023.

Participants in both the road race and the time trial categories will have the opportunity to showcase their talents on the breath-taking courses, which wind through some of Scotland’s most picturesque landscapes. From Perthshire to Dundee and Angus, the riders will traverse historic cities, charming towns, and scenic villages, as well as savour the unparalleled beauty of the coastal and countryside regions.

We extend our best wishes to the South African team and express gratitude to all the riders, coaches, and supporters who have contributed to their journey towards this momentous event.

The following riders either qualified for the 2023 UCI Gran Fondo World Championships according to the selection policy published by Cycling South Africa earlier this year.

Name

Discipline:

Daniel Schutte

Time Trial and Road Race

Bill Nicholson

Time Trial and Road Race

Matthew Little

Road Race

Paul Manfred Lewis Enright

Time Trial and Road Race

Marnus Dege

Time Trial and Road Race

Brett Dawson

Road Race

Darryn Keast

Road Race

Nick Cape

Road Race

Shane Brown

Road Race

Alma Colyn

Time Trial

Suzan Cronje

Time Trial and Road Race

Liezel Du Preez

Road Race

Nina Sender

Road Race

Lauren Cape

Road Race

Cycling South Africa encourages the nation to rally behind these outstanding athletes as they represent the country with pride and passion in Scotland.

Cycling South Africa is the national governing body for cycling in the country, responsible for promoting and developing the sport at all levels. Through various initiatives and events, Cycling South Africa aims to foster a thriving cycling community and produce world-class cyclists who can compete on the international stage.

 

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