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Wayde van Niekerk. Photo: Getty Images
Wayde van Niekerk. Photo: Getty Images


When Akani Simbine lost his third successive race to Ferdinand Omanyala at the African Senior Athletics Championships in Mauritius this week, some might have been tempted to say South Africa’s premier sprinter was maybe no longer the main man on the continent.

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