Rio 2016 Olympics: Van Niekerk Of South Africa Blew Away Kirani James & LaShawn Merritt With 400m World Record

It was a grand Sunday night in Rio, at the 2016 Olympics. The stadium experienced a long awaited feat, that of breaking Michael Johnson’s old world record, by Wayde Van Niekerk of South Africa, in the men’s 400 meters.

Rio 2016 Olympics Van Niekerk Of South Africa Blew Away Kirani James & LaShawn Merritt With 400m World Record

Surely, it was a great night in Brazil when with 43.03 seconds Wayde Van Niekerk of South Africa blew away Kirani James  of Grenada and  LaShawn Merritt of the USA, to become a olympic champion and world record-holder.

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