Wayde and Chesney van Niekerk welcome baby boy

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Chesney and Wayde van Niekerk.
Chesney and Wayde van Niekerk.
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South African 400m world record holder Wayde van Niekerk and wife Chesney have welcomed their first child together.

The athlete shared the news on Instagram on Monday with photo of him caressing his son's head and another of him holding his tiny hand. He captioned the post: "Elijah Luca van Niekerk 24/11/2021."

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His wife Chesney also shared a beautiful black and white photo on her Instagram account.

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Congratulations!

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