Local cyclist calls for mindset shift

New challenge: Botlhole (right) made his debut at the Cycling World Championships in Scotland
New challenge: Botlhole (right) made his debut at the Cycling World Championships in Scotland

Local cyclist Matlhogonolo Botlhole has urged for a revised approach to the sport after his debut at the Cycling World Championships in Scotland.

Botlhole participated in the Gran Fondo road race on August 4, securing the 180th position out of 235 riders in his category. His time lag from the winner was +16:59.

He also concluded the Gran Fondo Individual Time Trial (ITT) on August 7, with a +6:53.480 gap from the victor's time (27:06.387) in the 19-34 years category, securing the 39th position out of 43.

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