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Wayde van Niekerk

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameWayde•van Niekerk
Used nameWayde•van Niekerk
Born15 July 1992 in Cape Town (RSA)
Measurements183 cm / 70 kg
NOC South Africa


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
2016 Summer Olympics Athletics RSA Wayde van Niekerk
400 metres, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
2016 Summer Olympics 14 August 2016 Athletics 400 metres, Men Final 43.03 WR 1

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
2016 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony RSA Wayde van Niekerk

Olympic family relations

Special Notes