SA’S TOP TRACK DUO QUALIFY FOR UCI TRACK WORLD CUP SEASON

Posted by on 20 September 2019 in News

SA’S TOP TRACK DUO QUALIFY FOR UCI TRACK WORLD CUP SEASON

Image credit : Natascha V.Chekannikova SA’s Top Track Duo Qualify for 2019/2020 UCI Track World Cup Season After a long hot week racing and training in Barcelona, Spain the latest UCI rankings show that both Jean Spies and Charlene Du Preez have achieved the required placings to allow them to race the 2019/2020 UCI World Cup Track season.  This is a major milestone on their quest for final Tokyo Olympic qualification. To qualify for Tokyo riders must compete in at least...

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SA’S BENEDICT MOQUMO PICKED TO ATTEND UCI 2019 TRACK IDENTIFICATION CAMP

Posted by on 17 September 2019 in News

SA’S BENEDICT MOQUMO PICKED TO ATTEND UCI 2019 TRACK IDENTIFICATION CAMP

Benedict “Bennie” Moqumo, one of South Africa’s most promising young track cyclists, has been offered a place at the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) 2019 Track Identification Camp. This camp, which takes place at the UCI’s World Cycling Centre (WCC) Aigle, Switzerland, in mid October,  assesses the skill and performance of young athletes. This could be career changing for Moqumo (20), who was born and raised in Soweto and has never been to Europe, as athletes who excel...

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SA’s JEAN SPIES NOW RANKED 2ND IN THE WORLD

Posted by on 14 August 2019 in News

SA’s JEAN SPIES NOW RANKED 2ND IN THE WORLD

The latest UCI (Union Cycliste International) world rankings show Jean Spies to be ranked in 2nd in the world for the 1km time trial, (affectionally called the Kilo). Known as the race of truth, as it is the rider versus the clock for one kilometer.  Spies admits he loves to hate it and hates to love it, but agrees it is one of his strongest events. Not only has his 1km TT improved in world rankings but Spies is also now ranked 15th and 28th in the kierin and sprint...

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