Wayde van Niekerk

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Wayde van Niekerk

Wayde van Niekerk (South African English: , Afrikaans: [fan niˈkɛrk]; born 15 July 1992) is a South African track and field sprinter who competes in the 200 and 400 metres. In the 400 metres, he is the current world and Olympic record holder, and Olympic champion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wayde van Niekerk has received more than 1,381,422 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 866th most popular athlete.

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Among athletes, Wayde van Niekerk ranks 874 out of 2,090Before him are Carolina Klüft, Charles Austin, Sergey Makarov, Hoàng Xuân Vinh, Katrin Dörre-Heinig, and Filbert Bayi. After him are Ilke Wyludda, Bjarte Engen Vik, Yobes Ondieki, Oleksandr Bagach, Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen, and Armin Zöggeler.

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Among people born in 1992, Wayde van Niekerk ranks 124Before him are Bridgit Mendler, Douglas Booth, Kevin Volland, Joe Keery, Vanessa Morgan, and Mohamed Elneny. After him are Jake Zyrus, Shanice van de Sanden, David Bohm, Jain, Prince Sébastien of Luxembourg, and John Boyega.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Wayde van Niekerk ranks 140 out of 220Before him are Theo de Raadt (1968), Mark González (1984), Amanda Coetzer (1971), Jerome Damon (1972), Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka (1955), and Daryl Impey (1984). After him are Peter Sarnak (1953), Aaron Mokoena (1980), Liezel Huber (1976), Hans Vonk (1970), Matthew Booth (1977), and MacBeth Sibaya (1977).

Among ATHLETES In South Africa

Among athletes born in South Africa, Wayde van Niekerk ranks 6Before him are Esther Brand (1922), Reggie Walker (1889), Bevil Rudd (1894), Oscar Pistorius (1986), and Caster Semenya (1991). After him are Zola Budd (1966), Josia Thugwane (1971), Hestrie Cloete (1978), Mbulaeni Mulaudzi (1980), Elana Meyer (1966), and Luvo Manyonga (null).