The Olympics champion and 400m record holder, South African Warde Van Niekerk seems to have been caged by injuries since his surprised move into United States of America.
Thought he has recovered from an injury shake up at South African trials; but that seem not to be.
Few minutes ago in Italy, Niekerk pulled up injured in his first race of the season. He later hopping off the track about 50 metres into his season-opening 200m race in Trieste.
It’s not yet clear at present how serious was the injury.