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Manyonga jumps his way into history

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Luvo Manyonga (Getty)
Luvo Manyonga (Getty)

London - New long jump world champion Luvo Manyonga has made it clear that he wants to dominate the sport.

In fact, every time he is asked about his meteoric rise, he claims – with a smile as wide as the Pacific Ocean – that he was actually born to dominate the world.

Manyonga loves joking around. He possesses an amazing gift of the gab, but, to his credit, he always puts his money where his mouth is.

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