THE third day of the South African Road Championships in Oudtshoorn on Thursday saw the first road races taking place, including all the para cycling events. Among the winners was Paralympian Goldy Fuchs who beat Gerhard Viljoen by just less than two minutes in the T2 class to double up and gain his second victory of the championships after winning the time trial on Tuesday. Other winners included Oswald Kydd in the C2 category and…"SA Champs’ road races start"
Savanah Olivier started the 2018 South African road cycling champs when she was the first rider to set off on the eight kilometre course of the under 11 girls race in Oudtshoorn at 8am on Tuesday. Full Results for all age groups And it was Danel de Jager who won the first medal of the championships when she beat Jana van der Walt and Olivier into second and third in that first event. The under…"SA Road Champs start"
Six para-cyclists celebrated double World Championships titles during the morning session on Saturday when the first day of the road racing took place at the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships at Alexandra Park in Pietermaritzburg. Francesca Porcellato (ITA in class WH3), Christiane Reppe (GER WH4), Carmen Koedood (NED WH2), Luca Mazzone (ITA MH2), Jetze Plat (NED MH4) and Andrea Eskau (GER WH5) doubled their medal scores for the week by winning the road races…"Six of the best, twice"
On Tuesday the 2017 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships were officially declared open and until Sunday Pietermaritzburg and surrounds are going to be a hive of activity with riders competing for world time trial and road racing titles. In perfect warm winter weather UCI Para-Cycling Commission Member Louis Barbeau officially declared the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships open at the time trial venue at Midmar Dam in Howick.Barbeau said that this is the most…"Let the racing begin"