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SA’s Supa Piet wins time trial silver medal at UCI Para-cycling World Champs

SA's Supa Piet wins time trial silver medal at UCI Para-cycling World Champs

If you think back to the 2020 Paralympics, you will remember that South Africa’s Pieter du Preez beat Italy’s Fabrizio Cornegliani in the time trial…

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If you think back to the 2020 Paralympics, you will remember that South Africa’s Pieter du Preez beat Italy’s Fabrizio Cornegliani in the time trial to gold in Tokyo. South Africa’s Pieter du Preez and Italy’s Fabrizio Cornegliani on the podium at the UCI Para-cycling World Championships on 12 August 2022. Picture: Supapiet/Instagram.

JOHANNESBURG – Pieter ‘Supa Piet’ du Preez won the silver medal in the men’s H1 Time Trial race at the Para-cycling World Championships in Baie-Comeau, Canada.

READ: Supa Piet set to defend his Para-cycling World Championships title

Italy’s Fabrizio Cornegliani won the gold medal with a time of 47:41.46, with Supa Piet coming in a second later to claim the silver medal in 48:54.82. The bronze medal went to Belgium’s Maxime Hordies who come in at 50:17.03. If you think back to the 2020 Paralympics, you will remember that South Africa’s Pieter du Preez beat Italy’s Fabrizio Cornegliani in the Time Trial to gold in Tokyo.

"A very proudly South Africa silver in the time trial today, gave it my all and considering my buildup, I’m very happy with the result. Huge thank you for all the support and well wishes from back home and I would not be here without my sponsors and support," said Du Preez.

The actuarial analyst at Deloitte South Africa said that it took an entire team to get him where he was as an athlete and he’s especially grateful to his wife and son for everything that they did to […]

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