SA Win Double Gold at African Continental Road Champs

by | Mar 2, 2021

South Africa’s junior ladies team won the country’s first medal at the 2021 African Continental Road Championships in Cairo, Egypt, on Tuesday, 2 March.

The quartet consisting of cyclists Chanté Olivier, Amber Hindmarch, Ainsli de Beer and McKenzie Pedro won gold in the team time-trial as the race took place over a 13.5km lap.

The host nation claimed the silver medal as the two were the only countries competing in the race.

The elite women’s race took place later on Tuesday where the time-trial quartet also won gold.

The foursome of Maroesjka MattheeCarla OberholzerFrances Janse van Rensburg and Hayley Preen posted the fastest overall time to add to South Africa’s medal collection on day one.

Stay tuned to gsport4girls across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates on the African Continental Road Championships!

 

Photo 1 Caption: South Africa’s junior ladies team won the country’s first medal at the 2021 African Continental Road Championships on Tuesday, 2 March, in Cairo, Egypt. Photo: Team South Africa (Twitter)

 

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