No more doubles for Wayde Van Niekerk in Major Championships


RunBlogRun opines: In Wayde Van Niekerk's comments during the 200 meters presser in London, it was clear that he did not feel that he had recieved the respect that he deserved from the media after his 400/200 double, where he took gold and silver. One can understand his feelings as he was blamed for some ridiculous things, and much ego was seen in some of the comments on Van Niekerk's brave attempt.

VanNiekerk_WaydeSF1a-WC17.JPGWayde Van Niekerk, photo by

ATLANTA (USA): Wayde van Niekerk has ruled out doubling up at a major championships again. After defending his title in the 400m and winning silver in the 200, the South African told CNN's World Sport: "I think it was a tough six days for myself. I really tried my best to give my best every single day because I knew every day would be a new challenge ... I really feel the championship was a success."

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