• Van Niekerk drops 44.11 world #2 in heats at South African Open
Posted by: Watch Athletics
Friday, 06 May 2016
Reigning world 400m champion Wayde Van Niekerk ran 44.11 on Friday, April 6.
The Beijing IAAF world champion Van Niekerk dropped a 44.11 the 2nd fastest this year in the world in heats this morning at the Athletes South Africa Open. When Van Niekerk crossed the line, his result was posted as 43.88. However, his time later was adjusted to 44.11 since the meet officials realized that the stopwatch had some technical issues.