A long and winding road to recovery lies ahead for Wayde van Niekerk after surgery on his damaged knee at the Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado, on Tuesday was declared a success

Van Niekerk will be out of action for up to six months, but he will be treated by some of the best minds in sports medicine.

The 400m world champion went under the knife in Colorado, with world-renowned complex knee specialist Dr Robert LaPrade overseeing the operation.

Van Niekerk’s agent Peet van Zyl said the athlete faced a long recovery and rehabilitation process before he would make his return to the track.

Full Article: Wayde van Niekerk’s knee op a success, but now comes months of rehab

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