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  •   Home > News > Sports > Rugby

    400-metre world record holder Wayde van Niekerk has tested positive for covid-19 in Italy

    400-metre world record holder Wayde van Niekerk has tested positive for covid-19 in Italy


    He was set to participate in a meet at Trieste - his first competition outside his native South Africa since 2017 after a knee injury.

    Van Niekerk's understood to be asymptomatic.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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