WATCH: Luvo Manyonga - from tik addict to silver medallist

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The streets of Mbekweni were alive on Monday as locals celebrated the pride of the Paarl community - Luvo Manyonga - carrying posters expressing their joy for Luvo's achievement. News24 spoke to Luvo's mother and coach. Watch. 

Manyonga won the silver medal in the long jump final at the Rio Olympics on Sunday, with a distance of 8.37 metres. 

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