South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk obliterated the world record with ease in the men's 400m final


Wayde van Niekerk absolutely smashed the world record for the men's 400 metres as he cruised past the finish line way ahead of his competitors to take the gold for South Africa.

He sets the new record time of an unbelievable 43.03 seconds.

One thought is clear - watch out Bolt, there's a new kid in town.