Smit, Du Preez increase National Team’s medal haul

Smit, Du Preez increase National Team’s medal haul

Team South Africa concluded the 2017 African Continental Road Championships with another two medals to bring the overall medal tally to five upon the completion of the road races at the weekend. Charlene du Preez secured a bronze medal in the Elite Women’s race, while Willie Smit triumphed in the Elite Men’s race claiming a gold medal with thrilling finishes in Luxor, Egypt, on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 February.

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National team nets three medals in Egypt

National team nets three medals in Egypt

Team South Africa kicked off the 2017 African Continental Road Championships with three medals in the bag after the Individual Time Trials were held in Luxor, Egypt, on Thursday 16 February. Stefan de Bod and Juanita Venter were recipients of the three medals – De Bod’s second overall in the Elite category as an under-23 rider meant that he was awarded the gold medal for the U23 category and the silver medal in the Elite Men’s category, while Venter earned a bronze medal in the Elite Women’s race.

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Janse van Rensburg and De Bod celebrate team victory

Janse van Rensburg and De Bod celebrate team victory

Crowds and supporters of the Mens Road Races could not have asked for more glorious weather on the last day of the South African National Road Championships. The riders did face some wind on the course, but that came as no surprise to the Cape Town conditions, and those at the finish line witnessed Dimension Data for Qhubeka's Reinhardt Janse van Rensburg alongside teammate and under-23 Winner Stefan de Bod to claim the Elite Men's race on Sunday 12 February.

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Impey retains, Moolman-Pasio takes back National Time Trial titles

Impey retains, Moolman-Pasio takes back National Time Trial titles

Defending Champion Daryl Impey retained his National Time Trial title for 2017 as he crossed the finish with the fastest time of 49 minutes and 14.782 seconds in the Elite Men’s category along the 39.8-kilometre course; and Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio impressed everyone as she got back onto her Time Trial bike for the second time after her cycling accident last year to ride away with the fastest Elite Women’s time of 38:10.896 along the 27.1km route at the 2017 SA National Road Championships in Wellington, Western Cape, on Thursday 9 February.w

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Weather warms Roadies up for first day of National Champs

Weather warms Roadies up for first day of National Champs

The best of Cape Town weather was on display for all at the first day of the 2017 SA National Road and Para-cycling Championships, as it kicked off in Wellington in the Western Cape on Tuesday 7 February. The future generation cyclists all under the age of 18 years, the tandem teams, and some of the country’s most inspirational Para-cyclists brought impressive riding to the Time Trial events.

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