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Today in SA sport history: April 16

15 April 2024 - 21:24

1960 — Gert Potgieter celebrates his 23rd birthday in style by breaking his own 440-yard hurdles world record at the South African championships in Bloemfontein, clocking 49.3 sec. His previous mark from 1958 had been 49.7, but it was unofficial. Converted into metres it would have equated to 49-flat, quicker than American Glenn Davis’ 400m hurdles record of 49.2...

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