Bellville Anticipates SA Track Champs

Bellville Anticipates SA Track Champs

The 2017 SA National Track and Omnium Championships are just around the corner, and the Bellville Velodrome and race organisers are set to host the event at the 250-metre indoor track in the Western Cape from 3-8 April. Event organiser, Nigel Isaacs looks forward to hosting the 2017 edition of the National Championships, and anticipates a thrilling week of high-intensity track action.

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SA Track Champs qualification process for Elite/Junior Individual Pursuit

SA Track Champs qualification process for Elite/Junior Individual Pursuit

Cycling South Africa’s Track Commission has established a qualification process for the Elite/Junior Individual Pursuit in order to increase the level of competitiveness of the timed events in South Africa. In addition, this process will ensure that competitors are riding in the correct time parameters, as well as create a platform for Provincial level, Regional and Club level to host timed events and championships to ensure the level of racing is increased.

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Egypt shines with gold medals in honour of teammate 

Egypt shines with gold medals in honour of teammate 

The morning of Day Two of the 2017 African Continental Track Championships began with a moment of silence and respect for Egyptian cyclist Eslam Nasser Zaki at the Cyril Geoghegan Cycle Stadium in Durban on Human Right’s Day – Tuesday 21 March. Riders and officials on the day wore black bands on their arms and flags were half-mast in honour of him. His teammate, Ebtissam Zayed lapped up the gold medals in both the Elite Women’s Individual Pursuit and Keirin event, and the silver medal in the Team Time Trial (also with Donia Rashwan) events as they held him close to their hearts.

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Afcon Track Champs Day One shortened after incident

Afcon Track Champs Day One shortened after incident

Cycling South Africa is deeply saddened at the tragic death of Egyptian cyclist Eslam Nasser Zaki while participating in the Elite men’s Omnium-Tempo race at the 2017 African Continental Track Championships at the Cyril Geoghegan Cycle Stadium in Durban today. The 22-year-old was riding on his own when he suddenly fell off his bicycle and after prolonged attempts to resuscitate him, he was declared dead.* The afternoon’s events were suspended.

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