Wayde Van Niekerk smashed SA 200m record in Switzerland

Lucerne 14th July 2015

Wayde Van Niekerk made history becoming the first South African athlete to dip under 20 sec in the 200m.

He won the race at the meeting in Switzerland crossing the line in 19.94 sec.

An amazing birthday’s present for his 23rd birthday breaking Anaso Jobodwana’s national 200m record by 0.10.

After clocking 43.96sec in the 400m event in Paris Diamond League couple of days ago, Van Niekerk became the fourth man in African history to dip under 20sec in the 200m and under 44 in the 400m