Bloem goes berserk for Wayde van Niekerk's return

2016-09-09 11:59
Wayde van Niekerk gold (Gallo Images)

Wayde van Niekerk gold (Gallo Images)

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Bloemfontein - Sprinter Wayde van Niekerk’s arrival in Bloemfontein is causing huge excitement in the city.

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Crowds have gathered on the streets to welcome the 400m Olympic gold medal winner and world record holder.

Van Niekerk greeted his fans from atop a double decker bus cruising through the city streets.

Traditional rugby school Grey College, Van Niekerk’s former school, was preparing to welcome the star back after winning his gold medal with banners and a stage set up.

Free State Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation MEC Mathabo Leeto will address Van Niekerk at the school, reports Netwerk24.

Read more on:    rio 2016 olympics  |  wayde van niekerk  |  bloemfontein  |  good news  |  athletics

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