From the 2017 adidas Boost Boston archives: 2017 adidas Boost Boston Presser: Wayde Van Niekerk and Shaunae Miller-Uibo

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Reposted May 18, 2018

Here's an interview with Wayde Van Niekerk and Shaunae Miller-Uibo from 2017. We hope you enjoy!

Remember, the 2018 adidas Boost Boston is May 19-20, 2018. The old school meet is from 6-9 pm on Saturday at MIT, at the Henry G. Steinbrenner Stadium in Cambridge, MA (http://www.adidasboostboston.com/events/may-19.php). The street meet is Sunday, May 20, 2018, at Charles Street in Boston, MA (http://www.adidasboostboston.com/events/may-20.php), from 12:45 to 3 pm. Do not miss it. The meets are free. It is all about experiencing the finest sport in the world, track & field athletics!

Originally posted June 2, 2017

The presser below is from the 2017 adidas Boost Boston presser, with Wayde Van Niekerk and Shaunae Miller-Uibo. Shaunae is racing in 2018, while Wayde Van Niekerk is recovering from injuries. Shaunae ran 22.06 to win the 200 meters in Shanghai, China last Saturday, in the second meet of the Diamond League 2018 series.

Wayde Van Niekerk is the 2015 World Champion, 2016 Olympic champion and World Record holder in the 400 meters, at 43.03. Tall, thoughtful, with a nice sense of humor, no one has run as fast at Wayde over 100m, 200m, 300m and 400 meters.

IMG_8731.JPGGoeff Wightman with Wayde Van Niekerk and Shaunae Miller-Uibo, photo by the Shoe Addicts

Shaunae Miller-Uibo is the 2016 Olympic champion over 400 meters, in one of the closest races of the Olympics. Last weekend, Shaunae finished second to her training partner, Tori Bowie, Shaunae took second in 21.91, a PB.

Both Wayde Van Niekerk and Shaunae Miller-Uibo will be racing at the adidas Boost Boston street games on Sunday, June 4, 2017.

Remember, check out Dilboy Stadium for adias Boost Boston Somerville, 5 to 8 pm, tonight, June 2, 2017, for some fun middle distance races!

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