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How Twitter reacted to Van Niekerk’s GOLD
- Updated: August 15, 2016
Here is a selection of how Twitter reacted to Wayde van Niekerk’s phenomenal world record 43.03sec to win Olympic gold.
— Michael Johnson (@MJGold) August 15, 2016
— hashim amla (@amlahash) August 15, 2016
When somebody makes you believe anything can be done . It’s freaking Wayde. ???
— Anaso Jobodwana (@_ambitious_jay) August 15, 2016
Speechless @WaydeDreamer . WORLD RECORD!!!!!!
— Ruswahl Samaai (@RDSamaai) August 15, 2016
— Trevor Noah (@Trevornoah) August 15, 2016
— Gary Player (@garyplayer) August 15, 2016
— René Kalmer (@ReneKalmer) August 15, 2016
This is exactly why Wayde is our current reigning South African Sportsmen and Sport star of the year 2015 – now he aims for same in 2016
— RSA Min of Sport (@MbalulaFikile) August 15, 2016
— Arnaud Malherbe (@Arnaud400) August 15, 2016
— Janine Van Wyk (@Janinevanwyk5) August 15, 2016
Only true fans of track history can appreciate what Wayde van Niekerk just accomplished. Stunning. He took Johnson’s record from lane 8
— Ambassador Gaspard (@patrickgaspard) August 15, 2016
@WaydeDreamer you beauty!! Special that???
— Herschelle Gibbs (@hershybru) August 15, 2016
— Ernie Els (@TheBig_Easy) August 15, 2016
— Stephen Nelson (@Stephen__Nelson) August 15, 2016
— Farayi Mungazi (@BBCFarayi) August 15, 2016
— Kevin McCallum (@KevinMcCallum) August 15, 2016
— Shawn Belluigi (@icarusjhb) August 15, 2016
Then Bolt halts interview, runs up the ramp to embrace and congratulate Wayde on his WR and Olympic Gold. That's how it is done. #Rio2016
— Davor Šavija (@dsfisc) August 15, 2016
— Olympic News Service (@ONS_Rio2016) August 15, 2016
Abdolutley Fabilouse!!! How great! Well done Wade! U made our country very proud!!! Just showing we have what it takes!!!! \U0001f618\U0001f618\U0001f618\U0001f618
Well done, humble and a true sportsman. He smashed a USA held record and perhaps he can give them lessons in humility!
Well done Wade, you made us all very proud - congratulations \U0001f387\U0001f386\U0001f387\U0001f386
Jess Mandel bolts reaction (saw you were an obsessed fan, just like me) \U0001f60f\U0001f648\U0001f602
Amazing race by an amazing athlete yet so humble. We are so very proud of you young man. Proudly South African.
History, Gold,a world record!!!!! we are lucky to have such talent Congratulation well done to you, well done to South Africa - Proudly SA