Teagan O’Keeffe is the only South African elite woman to qualify for the 2013 UCI BMX World Championships in Auckland, New Zealand, from 24 to 28 July.
O’Keeffe has been participating in the World Cups in the early season, and has been fine-tuning her preparations ahead of the championship event.
In BMX racing, privateers can race in the World Championships in the Challenge and Cruiser Categories, and a strong SA team will be vying for championship titles in Auckland.
Team SA for the 2013 UCI BMX World Championships (UCI qualifying criteria for elite category), in Auckland, New Zealand, from 24-28 July: Elite Men: Sifiso Nhlapo Kyle Dodd Junior Elite Men: Alex Limberg Jaden Laubscher Elite Woman: Teagan O’Keeffe Selected riders: Dylan Eggar Alex Goncalves Tyrone Johns Kai Brett Alex Dolman Dylan Whittle Connor Terblanche Kane Herbert Jarod Ellse Jonnathan Chislett Privateers: Kita Uys Madison Holder Paton Holder Amber Muller Karabo Malemela Kaiden Keyser Liam Terblanche Luca Bollea Ethan Ellse Matthew Dinham Travis Barrett Ross Eastaugh Devon de Swardt Brandon Pratt Chad Turck Dirk Uys Wayne Beadsworth Frans de Swardt John Barrett Peter Eastaugh
(With editing by gsport)