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Report Back – Rynardt Van Rensburg – Shanghai Diamond League

Rynardt, a man who knows his grind. When asked about lessons learned – he says “Never doubt yourself”.


Meet / Championships Report Back

Name & Surname Rynardt Van Rensburg
Name of Meet Shanghai Diamond League
Date of Meet 14 May 2016
City and Country Shanghai China
Names of various Events participated in? Shanghai Diamond League 14 May

Hengelo World Challenge 22 May

Names of medals/ awards received for which events? Shanghai – 7th 1,46.6

Hengelo – 4th 1,47.03

Highlights of the event? Running against 800m World Record holder David Rudisha
Lessons learned from the event? Never doubt yourself.
General observations and vibe of the meet? About 30 000 people, what an amazing vibe.
Biggest challenge leading up to / at the meet? (if any) Traveling , being in a plane totals 17 hours inside a week of running.
What happens next for you in the sports arena? African Athletic Champs 22 – 26 June

Europe meetings 28 June – 15 July



NB – All images were supplied by the athlete to Heslop Sports. If there are any images that are not credited correctly, please email with the details and we will gladly do so immediately.

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