9 March is the date for this yearly TRI Nations Cup. Nations from all over the world travel to Cape Town (South-Africa) to be the best nation. This year teams are from Germany, Kazakhstan, Netherlands, a World Team, and of course South African teams.
Germany sends great riders like Stefan Nimke and Max Levy while South-Africa is competing with their riders like Morne Blignaut. Blignaut, former record holder of the SA Junior 200 metre time trial of 10,84. The World Team have riders like Bruno Risi and Franco Marvulli.
The riders of the SA teams are selected by races in the Bellville Velodrome, host of the TRI Nations Cup. South-Africa will start with 4 teams: Elite, Juniors, Ladies Elite and a Fedaration Team. All the other countries are competing with just one elite team, while Netherlands only sends a Junior Team.
The event will be held in the Bellville Velodrome, possible the host of the WC Juniors in 2008. The TRI Nations Cup will begin at 18.45 with a team presentation. The evening will have a Sprint, Keirin, Scratch, Elimination, Madison and a 1500metre time trial.
Probably the Juniors and the Elite riders will have their own competition. The Dutch Juniors will have a 3-day trainingsstage comming weekend, to get prepared for this year TRI Nations Cup. They also have a 4-day trainings stage in SA after the TRI Nations Cup. The Dutch Juniors who are going to compete in SA are: Roy Pieters, Michael Vingerling, Yorick Bos, Marijn de Cock, Bouke Kuiper and Christian Kos.
To see the complete start list, go to the link below: