Wayde Effortlessly Wins 400m Gold at World Champs

On his way to making history once again, Wayde van Niekerk has taken the 400m gold at the IAAF World Championships in London.

The 400m record holder jogged across the finish line with a time of 43.98 seconds. He was comfortably ahead of second place finisher, Steven Gardiner from the Bahamas at 44.41 seconds followed by Qatar’s Abdalelah Haroun at 44.48 seconds.

Wayde will take his next step in making history tomorrow evening by competing in the 200m semi-final, his fifth race since Saturday. He easily won his heats qualifier yesterday with a time of 20.16 seconds

He is aiming to take double gold in the 200m and 400m, a feat last achieved by Michael Johnson at the 1995 World Championships.

If you want to follow the 200m semi-final, it will be taking place tomorrow evening at 21:55. You can watch the Youtube livestream, by clicking HERE.

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