Johannesburg - Cycling South Africa's Mountain Bike Commission announced on Tuesday that the following riders have been selected to represent South Africa at the 2012 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships in Saalfelden Leogang, Austria.
The downhill World Championships take place from August 31 to September 2, while the cross-country World Championships take place from September 6-9.
The following riders have been selected according to the 2012 CSA-MTB Selection Criteria:
Elite: Burry Stander, Philip Buys, Greg Minnaar, Andrew Neethling.
U23: Rourke Croeser, James Reid, Luke Roberts, Candice Neethling, Mariske Strauss.
Junior: Patrick Belton, Dylan Hattingh, Kyle Dorkin, Paul Rodenbach, Linda van Wyk, Nicole Erasmus, Tiaan Odendaal, Adi van der Merwe, Samuel Bull.