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SA youngsters named for World Championships

A 12-strong team has been chosen to represent South Africa at the 2021 Junior World Track Championships in Glasgow, Scotland later this year.

The team consists of seven boys and five girls for the event which runs from 7-11 August.

The team was chosen as part of Cycling South Africa track cycling commission 2016/2020 strategy and using selectors’ commission.

The CSA track cycling commission’s focus is on┬áthe Team Pursuit and Team Sprint events rather than on individual events. This has allowed for the inclusion of a team of cyclists whom will then be nominated to ride in the individual events.

The full team for Scotland is:

Men’s Team Sprint discipline: Kyle Borchjes

Men’s Team endurance discipline: Bronwin Adams, Jevandr├® Pauls, Josh Burchel, Morn├® van Niekerk, Shameeg Salie

Women’s Team Sprint discipline: Odette van Deventer

Women’s Team endurance discipline: Chante van der Merwe, Mikayla Oliver, Monique Gerber, Sonja Kritzinger

Reserve: Men’s Sprint & Endurance event: Charles Mathewson

Non-travelling reserves for the men’s Endurance events:┬á Graham Ockhuis, Estephan Kotze