South African 400m world record holder Wayde Van Niekerk ran a blistering curve on his way to posting a world leading 19.84 seconds (wind 1.2 m/s) to win the 200m sprint at the 2nd Racers Grand Prix in Kingston on Saturday.
“This is a positive step forward, but I know there’s still quite of bit of work to be done,” said Van Niekerk.
Wayde van Niekerk smash South African 200m record in 19.84 seconds
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— Athletics_SA (@AthleticsSA_) 11 June 2017
Wayde van Niekerk has broken the SA 200m record, clocking 19.84 at the Racers Grand Prix in Kingston. Looking good for a World Champs double
— Wesley Botton (@wesbotton) 11 June 2017