Exciting Madison Competition for National Track Title in December

Cycling South Africa’s Track Commission is pleased to announce an upcoming action-packed weekend of racing at the Bellville Velodrome from Friday 16 to Sunday 18 December 2016. Included in the weekend’s activities, will be an Open Men’s and Open Women’s Madison National Championship.

The evening of Friday 16 December will see the Western Province Track Classic #12 event taking place, which kicks off the track action for the weekend.

Saturday 17 December will welcome the Open Men’s Madison National Championship event, as it was postponed in April this year due to bad weather. There will also be an Open Women’s Madison event – a first time for a National Title.

In between these events, will be smaller competitions and races throughout the day.

Cycling South Africa’s Track Commission is pleased to announce an upcoming action-packed weekend of racing at the Bellville Velodrome from Friday 16 to Sunday 18 December 2016. Photo: Owen Lloyd.

Cycling South Africa’s Track Commission is pleased to announce an upcoming action-packed weekend of racing at the Bellville Velodrome from Friday 16 to Sunday 18 December 2016. Photo: Owen Lloyd.

On the morning of Sunday 18 December, the Track Inter-provincials will be taking place, where provinces will be competing for the President’s trophy.

Cycling South Africa’s Interim Track Director, Martin van Wyk said: “We are excited to be introducing track cycling’s blue ribbon event to women’s cycling and we encourage ladies to start practising their Madison slings.”  

For women cyclists interested in the Madison or those who need help with Madison coaching, contact Martin van Wyk at hptrack@cyclingsa.com for information about your local Madison Coach.

For more information, contact Nigel Isaacs at nisaacs@parliament.gov.za