Cape Town born Nicholas Dlamini is this weeks Sports Star of the Week as voted for by fans. Dlamini is a 22 year old cyclist who recently won the King Of The Mountain Competition becoming the first black South African to achieve this. The competition was held in Australia – Dlamini was representing Team Dimension Data.

The young cyclist faced stiff competition in this weeks Sport Star* from the likes of Lungi Ngidi who had a brilliant debut for the Proteas picking up 6 wickets for 39 runs and Bongiwe Msomi SA Netball captain, who had a brilliant outing versus Australia at the Ellis Park Arena.

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The fans however saw it fit to vote for the first person of African decent to ever win a major category jersey in a major event.

Congratulations Nicholas Dlamini, you are a true inspiration to all South Africans.