Cycling South Africa announced the squad yesterday to represent the country at the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, from September 5 to 9, as well as the UCI Mountain Bike Marathon World Championships in Auronzo di Cadore, Italy, on September 15.
Elite national cross-country champions Alan Hatherly and Mariske Strauss have been included to take part in the Lenzerheide XCO event, while SA downhill ace Greg Minnaar has been included to take part in the DHI event.
Elite national marathon champions Gert Heyns and Robyn de Groot have also been selected to do duty in the Auronzo di Cadore XCM race.
View the full squad below.
Arno du Toit
Daniel van der Walt
Gert Heyns (unable to attend)
HB Kruger (unable to attend)
Stuart Marais (unable to attend)
Amy McDougall (unable to attend)
Robyn de Groot
Yolande de Villiers
Samantha Sanders (unable to attend)