Following the withdrawal of Luc Green from the junior squad, the selectors have added the following three riders to make up an 8-man squad:

  • John Vlok
  • Branwill Blaauw
  • Joshua Francis

The squad will be whittled down to six riders from the listed squad of eight junior men riders at the SA National Road, Time Trial and Para-cycling Championships from 3-8 February.

It will be the first time that South Africa will be hosting the prestigious African Continental Championships, which has predominantly been hosted by the Northern African countries in the past. Interest in the event has been strong, with 26 African nations entered for the event thusfar.

National Road Team African Continental Road Championships:

Elite and U23 Men:

Louis Meintjes

Jacques Janse van Rensburg

Jay Thomson

Reinhardt Janse van Rensburg

Jayde Julius

Kevin Patten

Willie Smith

Clint Hendricks

Dylan Girdlestone

JC Nel

Elite Women:

Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio

Lise Olivier

Heidi Dalton

Anriette Schoeman

An-Li Kachelhoffer

Junior Men:

Jarrod Hatting

Waylin Young

Kyle de Wet

Enno Swanepoel

Gregory de Vink

John Vlok

Branwill Blaauw

Joshua Francis

Junior Women:

Ame Venter

Frances du Toit

Amy Williams

Jessica Brown

Sabrina van Wyk

Lynette Benson

Congratulations on your selection and good luck.