Jeanne Nel dies in track crash
CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- South Africa's Olympic committee says a top cyclist hoping to compete at the Commonwealth Games has died after crashing at a track meet.
SASCOC says Jeanne Nel, a former national sprint, time trial and Keirin champion, died after the crash at a velodrome in Bellville near Cape Town on Tuesday.
Cycling coach Ricky Kulsen says Nel was "one of the best sprinters South Africa has ever had ... a true champion lost to South African cycling."
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