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Ans Botha (Lloyd Burnard)
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Bloemfontein – South African Olympic gold medallist Wayde van Niekerk’s 400m world record was hardly a surprise, his coach Ans Botha said on Wednesday.

“I am so proud of him because we didn’t just work to participate in Rio, we worked for the record, and in a way I wasn't surprised when he achieved that goal,” she said.  

“More than 3 years of work came together into 43.03 seconds and everything fell into place in Rio.”

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