US sprinting star Justin Gatlin believes that Wayde van Niekerk will come back hungrier and stronger when he recovers from his injury setbacks.
South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) Chief Operating Officer Patience Shikwambana says they are still hopeful that athletes participating in the IAAF world athletics championships in Doha, Qatar will still bring home medals.
Double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya has been included in South Africa’s preliminary team for this year’s world championships in Doha, though it is dependent on the outcome of her appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal.
South Africa has become a prominent force in the sprint categories in world athletics thanks to the efforts of Wayde van Niekerk, Anaso Jobodwana and Akani Simbine
South African 400m champion, Wayde Van Niekerk says he wants young people who watch his documentary film to be inspired and know they too can achieve what they set out to.