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Team MTN Qhubeka wins Coronation Double Century

Team MTN Qhubeka clinched the main prize at the 23rd annual Coronation Double Century.

(Swellendam, 21 November 2015)  In what proved to be an epic battle for the podium with a time difference of only 1.4 seconds, Team MTN Qhubeka clinched the main prize at the 23rd annual Coronation Double Century on Saturday 21 November 2015 in a time of 05:05:41.00 beating second placed Tag Heuer Spartens by Harris with a time of 05:05:42.40. Defending ...

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MTN-Qhubeka take positive approach once again

Jaco Venter wins King of the Mountains prize

The GP Industria would see the Italian national team take the spoils for the 3rd time this week as Daniele Bennati sprinted to victory ahead of his 4 breakaway mates. Marco Marcato (Wanty Groupe Gobert) was 2nd and Davide Rebellin (CCC Sprandi) claimed 3rd place. Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung were again protagonists of the race with Jaco Venter getting into ...

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UCI World Road Championships

8 riders from MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung at World Championships

The UCI World Road Championships will take place in Richmond, USA from 20-27 September. Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung will have 8 riders at the championships, representing their respective nations. In the u23 category, Merhawi Kudus will be competing in both the time trial and road race events for Eritrea. Our trainee, Jayde Julius will represent South Africa during the u23 ...

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Boasson Hagen 4th on final stage for MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung

Dream Tour de France for MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung - Gruber Images

What an incredible end to a perfect debut Tour de France for Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung. Edvald Boasson Hagen sprinted to a fine 4th place on the Champs Elysees for our African team on today’s 21st and final stage. Andre Greipel (Lotto-Soudal) won the final stage while Chris Froome (Team Sky) won the Grande Boucle overall. As the riders set ...

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Gastroenteritis forces Louis Meintjes out of Le Tour

Louis Meintjes abandons Tour de France with illness  - Gruber Images

We are extremely sad to announce that our young South African climber, Louis Meintjes, will abandon the Tour de France today. It was our team’s goal to finish our debut Le Tour with all 9 riders but rider health is our team’s first priority and Louis will be unable to take the start of today’s 18th stage. Louis is only ...

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MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung best team again

MTN- Qhubeka , the best team in the 17th stage . - Crédit : ASO/B.Bade

Stage 17 of the Tour de France would be another excellent day for Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung, as our African team consolidated its 2nd place in the team ranking overall by having 3 riders finish in the top 15 on the stage. Simon Geschke (Giant-Alpecin) was the rider who won the stage. With a large break of 28 riders going ...

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Despite crash Louis Meintjes finishes 5th

Louis Meintjes rides high to a top 5 finish - Gruber Images

Louis Meintjes put in a magnificent ride on today’s final stage in the Pyrenees, claiming 5th place at the top of the Plateau de Beille. Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha) would be the rider to cross the line first, winning the 195km stage. It was after the intermediate sprint at kilometer 20 that a big group of 22 riders jumped clear of ...

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Namibian Till Drobisch shows his Class

Till Drobisch of Namibia  - Photo credit: Rika Joubert - Cycle Nation

The World Cycling Centre Africa MTN Qhubeka Feeder Team’s Till Drobisch of Namibia took an unexpected win on Sunday in the Momentum 947 Cycle Challenge.  The Namibian had broken his collarbone in late August. The MTN Qhubeka Feeder Team had initially planned their strategy around  their two in form Eritrean riders, the sprinter Meron Teshome and current African Continental Champion ...

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