fbpx

Bernette Beyers

Vital Stats:

  • First Name: Bernette
  • Surname: Beyers
  • Age: 25
  • Hometown: Stellenbosch
  • Occupation: South African track cyclist, personal trainer and full-time cyclist

Social Profiles:

Tell us more about yourself:

 

What are your fitness goals?

To be the very best I can possibly be and have the confidence to train hard each day to become stronger and fitter, as I push my body to itS limits.

 

What are your hobbies?

I absolutely love cycling. I am involved in track sprinting and endurance. I am also a road cyclist. I have a background in triathlon, half Ironman, mountain biking and trail running.

 

Do you have any sporting/fitness achievements you would like to share?

International track cyclist (sprinter/endurance) current SA and African Champion in track events.

13 September, Grenchen, Velodrome Suisse, Switzerland

Sprint qualifier – 2nd

24 October 2015, Revolution Series Round 2, Manchester. Category 2 event

Sprint qualifier- 3rd (new SA record in 200m qualifier) 11.78sec

Keirin- 5th place

3 November 2015, Revolution Series Round 3, Glasgow. Category 2 event

Keirin finals top 6

Sprint qualifier top 8

2016

17 February, Western Province National Championships

Sprint qualifier- 1st place

Keirin- 1st place

500m TT – 1st place and new Western Province record (37.42sec)

South Africa National Championships, PE, 28 March –

4 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze

Sprint qualifier- 1st place

500m TT – 1st place

1500m – 2nd place (not international event)

Keirin- 1st place

Individual Pursuit- 3rd place

Team Sprint-1st place (new SA record)

22 May, Coupe de France Fenioux, Paris Category 1 event

New South African record 11.358sec (previous record – 11.78sec)

Keirin – 6th

12 June GP Cottbus, Germany, Category 2 event

Keirin- 2nd (behind Kristina Vogal World Champion and Olympic medalist)

Sprint -8th

22 September, Grenchen, Velodrome Suisse, Track Cycling Challenge Category 2 event

Sprint – 1st

24-25 September, Velodrome CREPS, Coupe de France Fenioux Piste-3, Bourges Category 2 event

Sprint- 3rd (new SA record 11.32) old record- 11.35

Keirin- 3rd

Track Cycling World Cup, Glasgow

Keirin 7th place

2017

20 May- 24 May

Africa Continental Championships:

Sprint- 1st

Keirin – 2nd

500mTT- 1st

1500m – 1st

Point race- 1st (endurance event)

1 April

South African National Track Cycling Championships: 6 gold/1 silver

Sprint- 1st

500m TT-1st

1500m- 1st

Scratch- 1st

Keirin- 1st

Point race- 1st (endurance event)

3000m TT- 2nd

South African Track Cycling Omnium Championships:

1 st place

UCI Track Cycling World Ranking points:

16th in the 500mTT

25th in the 200m Sprint Qualifier

28th in the Keirin

 

Why did you enter the USN Face of Fitness?

To test myself, not just locally but also internationally.