While Caster Semenya managed a bronze medal in a tightly run race where she left her bid a little late, it boosted the medals tally along with Luvo Manyonga and Ruswahl Samaai's gold and bronze respectively in the long jump. Wayde Van Niekerk took gold in the mens 400 metres, bumping South Africa up to third place on the medals table behind the United States (11) and Kenya (7).
Golden Boy Wayde Van Niekerk Lights Up London
Sascoc, 8 August 2017
South Africa's Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk added World Championships 400-metre gold to his trophy collection with a consummate victory in London on Tuesday night. Read more »
Asa Happy With Long Jump Medals and Hopes for More
News24Wire, 7 August 2017
Athletics South Africa has welcomed the two medals won by Team South Africa on Saturday in the long jump at the IAAF World Championships in London, England. Read more »
Top-left: Wayde Van Niekerk. Top-right: Caster Semenya. Bottom-left: Luvo Manyonga. Bottom-right: Ruswahl Samaai.
Semenya Storms to 1500m Bronze in London
Sascoc, 7 August 2017
Crashing to the ground at the line, South Africa's Caster Semenya came close to gatecrashing one of the greatest women's 1500-metre finals at the IAAF World Championships in London… Read more »
Van Niekerk Books World Champs 400m Final Spot in London
Sascoc, 6 August 2017
South Africa's Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk boxed clever once again on Sunday as he booked his place in the World Championships 400-metre final in London. Read more »
South African Athletes in Action At World Championships
Sascoc, 4 August 2017
South Africa has seven athletes doing duty on day one of the IAAF World Championships in London on Friday. Read more »
Van Niekerk's Joyride Into 200m Semis in London
Wayde van Niekerk's dream of a double World Championships triumph lives on in London as he breezed into the semi-finals of the 200-metre heats on Monday. Read more »
Let's Be Wary of South Africa's Track and Field Revival
Nation, 8 August 2017
From 11.50pm (Kenyan time) on Tuesday, South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk will attempt to step into the huge shoes left by Jamaican sprints legend Usain Bolt as the poster boy of… Read more »
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