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Van Niekerk races to gold - and a WR!

2016-08-15 11:57

Cape Town - Wayde van Niekerk has won South Africa's first gold medal at the Rio Olympics.

GALLERY: The 10 best moments from Wayde van Niekerk's gold medal run

Van Niekerk stormed to victory in the 400m, setting a new record of 43.03.

Running out of lane 8, Van Niekerk led from gun to finish line to give South Africa's medal tally a golden touch...

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