South Africa: World Relay Gold for SA Men’s Quartet Builds Olympics Hope

South Africa’s sprint quartet’s 4x100m gold medal at the World Relay Championships at the weekend increased their claims for a medal at the Tokyo Olympics later this year. But they’ll have to pick up the pace.

South African 100-metre champion Akani Simbine showed why he is among the world’s elite sprinters as he overcame a three-metre deficit when he took the baton on the final leg of the 4x100m World Relay Championships race in Silesia, Poland on Sunday.

Three metres on the track over 100-metres…


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