Wentzel Barnard

Wentzel Barnard

At a Glance

Wentzel started hand cycling in 2008, after retiring from play wheelchair rugby for 10 years.

By 2009 he was riding competitively and in 2010 he represented the Western Province team.

 2011 Highlights                            

Competing in two 21km races andimproving my time.

Improved time at 10km league race as well 


  • Western Province Para-cycling Team
  • Maties-Helderberg
  • GU Guts to Glory

Sport Achievements

Date Event Description & Venues Position
1989 – 1999 Swimming class S2 for events  50m & 100m freestyle, 50m & 100m backstroke National Champion
1995-1999  Track class T1 for events  100m, 200m and 400m – racing wheelchair National Champion
2010 Tme Trial and Road Race class H1   silver at National championships