Wesley Botton
Chief sports writer
1 minute read
22 Aug 2014
5:44 pm

SA team announced for road cycling champs

Wesley Botton

Cycling South Africa named a 16-member team on Friday for the UCI Road World Championships in Ponferrada, Spain, next month.

Picture: Thinkstock

National elite and Under-23 champion Louis Meintjes, the only SA medallist at last year’s spectacle in Tuscany, will line up again in the men’s U-23 race after securing silver last season.

The annual showpiece, an eight-day event, starts on September 21.

SA team:

Elite men: Reinhardt Janse van Rensburg, Jacques Janse van Rensburg, Jay Thomson

U-23 men: Louis Meintjes, Jayde Julius, Kevin Patten, Willie Smit Junior men: Gustav Basson, Ivan Venter, Graeme Ockhuis Elite women: Ashleigh Moolman Pasio, An-Li Kachelhoffer, Heidi Dalton Junior women: Monique Gerber, Michelle Benson, Catherine Colyn