• Video: Van Niekerk clocks 9.94 to win 100m in Slovenia
World record holder and Olympic cahmpion over 400m Wayde Van Niekerk of South Africa broke went sub 10 seconds to break his 100m personal best at the International meet in Velenje, Slovenia on Tuesday, June 20.
The South African super star posted 9.94 seconds, the sub 10-second performance in his career, to win the 100m in Velenje.
It was a very successful day for South African sprinters as the claimed the top three positions in the men's 100m. Emile Erasmus clocked 10.12 for second, while Henricho Bruintjies took third in 10.14.
With his 19.84 second performance from two weeks ago, Van Niekerk is the World season leader in the 200m. The 24-year-old Van Niekerk will attempt the 200m and 400m double at London World Athletics championships in August.
Men 100m Results
1. VAN NIEKERK Wayde RSA 9,94 2. ERASMUS Emile RSA 10,12 3. BRUINTJIES Henricho RSA 10,14 4. MENA Reynier CUB 10,26 5. SKYERS Roberto CUB 10,51 6. 14713 KRAMBERGER SLO 10,76 7. 3275 BRULC Blaž SLO 10,82 8. 4192 RAKIĆ Luka SLO 10,90
Download full results pdf here.