Make way for SA-made Wayde

09 July 2015 - 02:18 By Archie Henderson

I am not sure we fully appreciate the immensity of the few seconds Wayde van Niekerk spent running around the Stade de France track in Paris on Saturday evening. It was like the Boks beating the All Blacks or Bafana beating Germany.In athletic terms, the 22-year-old Capetonian-turned-Free Stater beat the Olympic champion and the American champion in one fell swoop.

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