South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk smashed Michael Johnson's 17-year-old world record in the 400 meters at the Rio Olympics, running an astonishing 43.03 seconds, shaving 0.15 seconds off Johnson's record.But van Niekerk's accomplishment goes beyond that. ESPN shared some data that highlights ...

South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk smashed Michael Johnson's 17-year-old world record in the 400 meters at the Rio Olympics, running an astonishing 43.03 seconds, shaving 0.15 seconds off Johnson's record.But van Niekerk's accomplishment goes beyond that. ESPN shared some data that highlights ...

Wayde van Niekerk smashes Michael Johnson's record to claim Olympic 400m gold…

Wayde van Niekerk smashes Michael Johnson's record to claim Olympic 400m gold…

Wayde van Niekerk - Rio Olympics 2016

Wayde van Niekerk - Rio Olympics 2016

Gold medalist Wayde van Niekerk of South Africa poses on the podium during the…

Gold medalist Wayde van Niekerk of South Africa poses on the podium during the…

Wayde Van Niekerk made a little bit of history at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris when he became the first African to run faster than 44 seconds for one lap of the track, when he ran 43.96 on Saturday (4).

Wayde Van Niekerk made a little bit of history at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris when he became the first African to run faster than 44 seconds for one lap of the track, when he ran 43.96 on Saturday (4).

Five facts about South African sprinter Wayde van Niekerk, who broke the men’s 400m world record at the Olympic Games with a time of 43.03sec in Rio.One family, two medalsVan Nierkerk is not the only member of his family to win a medal in Rio. His cousin is Cheslin Kolbe, who won bronze ...

Five facts about South African sprinter Wayde van Niekerk, who broke the men’s 400m world record at the Olympic Games with a time of 43.03sec in Rio.One family, two medalsVan Nierkerk is not the only member of his family to win a medal in Rio. His cousin is Cheslin Kolbe, who won bronze ...

Wayde Van Niekerk runs 19.94 Breaks SA 200m NR Luzern 2015

Wayde Van Niekerk runs 19.94 Breaks SA 200m NR Luzern 2015

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