African Gold Medal Winners at Rio 2016 Olympics

Fredrick Ngugi August 19, 2016

Wayne Van Niekerk

South African athlete and gold medal winner at Rio 2016 Olympics. SA People

Wayne Van Niekerk (South Africa)
Born July 1992 in Cape Town, South Africa, Wayne Van Niekerk is a South African track and field athlete specializing in men’s 200m and 400m races. He is the world record holder, world champion, and Olympic champion in the men’s 400m race. Van Niekerk won the gold medal during this year’s Men’s 400m race at Rio, setting a new world record of 43.03 seconds.

Last Edited by:Deidre Gantt Updated: June 19, 2018


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