PALM DESERT, Aug. 15, 2016 – South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk went to the start line Sunday night trying to defend his 2015 World Championship in the 400 meters. Just more than 43 seconds later, he was both Olympic Champion and the world-record holder. Call him “Wayde van Wonderful”!
The Sports Examiner has full coverage of the Rio Games with your guide to Day 10:
- A commentary: Fine Whine, Olympic style … it’s NOT all about the athletes;
- Home hemisphere advantage: the United States continues to enjoy the first Western Hemisphere Games in 20 years in our unofficial team scoring;
- Check out our previews of all 25 Monday finals across over 10 sports, including both gymnastics apparatus and track & field finals!
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