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It’s a BOY for South Africa’s track star Wayde van Niekerk!

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It’s a BOY for South Africa’s track star Wayde van Niekerk!

Earlier this week South Africa’s 400m world story holder Wayde van Niekerk confirmed he’s made up our minds to change into a father for the first time.

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Van Niekerk, who will survey to defend his Olympic 400m title in Tokyo in a small underneath three weeks, took to social media on Monday to verify the fascinating news, -but didn’t reveal the gender of the baby.

He wrote at the time: “Crazy inflamed to announce we are having a baby!!! Blessings retain coming our way, stay tuned for the gender rapidly”.

Crazy inflamed to announce we are having a baby!!!

Blessings retain coming our way, stay tuned for the gender rapidly 😁💜💙?

Thank you 🎨@yay_abe for the awesome illustrations. pic.twitter.com/1j5lajUUeY

— Wayde van Niekerk (@WaydeDreamer) July 12, 2021

No due date was given either.

Nonetheless, on Thursday, Wayde van Niekerk once again took to social media – on what was his 29th birthday – to verify he and partner Chesney are expecting a SON!

ITS A BOY!!! 💙💙💙💙

Crazy inflamed to share with you this amazing news on @Neshney and my birthday

Thank you so remarkable for all the back and needs we actually appreciate you all, and having a survey forward to share this travel with you. pic.twitter.com/oGFQrXHbgJ

— Wayde van Niekerk (@WaydeDreamer) July 15, 2021

Van Niekerk married Chesney Campbell in October 2017.

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Wayde van Niekerk, who’s a cousin of Springbok wing Cheslin Kolbe, memorably gained the 400m at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics running out of Lane 8 in a time of 43.03.

5 years later that time is level-headed the world’s fastest for one lap of the track.

The first round heats of the males’s 400m in Japan are scheduled for 1 August with the final location for 5 August at 14: 00 SA time.

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It’s a BOY for South Africa’s track star Wayde van Niekerk!