Wayde Van Niekerk, South Africa’s Champion Ties The Knot With His Woman

There is no better sight than seeing someone walk down the aisle to marry the love of their life. This was a reality for Wayde van Niekerk over the weekend.

Olympic and world championship gold medallist, Wayde van Niekerk has been SA’s pride and joy over the last few months. We have watched him shine and now are happy to share yet another good news story about the champ.

Wayde van Niekerk married the love of his life and the ‘the woman of his dreams’ over the weekend. We are all for sharing the love and wish to congratulate our champion.

The couple were married at the Bloemfontein Botanical Gardens with guests such as Springbok flank Siya Kolisi, Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya and long jumper Ruswahl Samaai.

Wayde van Niekerk shared the news of his new marriage on social media and said,

“Can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with you Chesney van Niekerk! So blessed to start this next adventure with the girl of my dreams! I love you”

TV presenter Siv Ngesi was the MC and confirmed that the wedding was perfect. Other SA sports celebs tweeted their congratulations including Brian Habana and Courtnall Skosan.

The bride and groom looked stunning and any day that we can celebrate love is a winning day in our books. Big congratulations to the happy couple  . His fans also had some beautiful messages of congrats.

“Congrats! Marriage is the most beautiful race you’ll run with no finish line. Enjoy every step and second!” – @fafisms

“Congratulations! You are my favourite runner of all time. I wish nothing but the best for you and your wife. Showing love from the US!” – @ledante_b


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