Wayde van Niekerk makes world history

Wayde van Niekerk makes world history

Wayde van Niekerk has made world history. Again. 

Wayde van Niekerk Ostrava

The Olympic gold medalist has become the first man in history to go sub-10 for 100m, sub-20 for 200m, sub-31 for 300m and sub-44 for 400m, according to the International Association of Athletics Federations.

Van Niekerk set a new world record in the little-run 300m at the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava, Czech Republic this evening.

The IAAF officially regard it as a "world's best", as the 300m is a seldom-run event.

He recorded a world best of 30.81 seconds in this event. 

Van Niekerk broke Michael Johnson's previous mark of 30.85, set in Pretoria in 2000.

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Not only did the 24-year-old South African beat Johnson, Van Niekerk also went past Usain Bolt's Golden Spike meeting record of 30.97 in the process.

This makes The Late Show host Carla Mackenzie incredibly happy.

Well done Wayde!

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