Olympic 400m champion van Niekerk reigns supreme after smashing record in Rio

The 2016 Olympic Games proved to be a fantastic spectacle with plenty of memorable moments.

306 events in 26 sports, including the new additions of rugby sevens and golf.  27 world and 91 Olympic records were set in the Brazilian city, making this year’s Games one to remember.

For Africa, such standout performances from athletes such as Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia, Cheikh Sallah Cisse of Cote d’Ivoire and Wayde van Niekerk of South Africa.