WATCH: South Africa’s Athletics Grand Prix 2 Meeting – SABC News


All eyes will rest on infamous American sprinter Justin Gatlin on Thursday evening when the 100m world champion makes his maiden appearance on SA soil at the second leg of the Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand series in Pretoria.

Watch the Livestream below:

Gatlin and former SA 200m record holder and 2015 World Championship 200m bronze medalist Anaso Jobodwana will come face-to-face at 20:15pm. This will be their third career meet.

Caster Semenya will face the Ugandan challenge of Winnie Nanyondo and Halimah Nakaayi. A first for the line-up as not one of these athletes has raced in a competitive 1000m.

Botswana’s Isaac Makwala, who won the 400m at the inaugural Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting in Roodepoort, last Thursday, has his sights set on breaking the 31-second barrier at the…

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