Eric Cray Wins First Gold Medal For Philippines And Sets New World Record Eric Cray has done it in Rio de Janiero becoming the first athlete from Philippines to win gold medal in the 2016 Olympic Games. Eric Cray completed Men's hurdle 400 metres at 43:56 seconds. A new world record. "I'm very happy" he told reporters. "To be honest I

Eric Cray Wins First Gold Medal For Philippines And Sets New World Record

Wayde van Niekerk, our very own  SA sprinting champion, attacks each day with everything he has - it takes passion to be the World Record Holder, World champion and Olympic Champion in the 400 metres!

Wayde van Niekerk, our very own SA sprinting champion, attacks each day with everything he has - it takes passion to be the World Record Holder, World champion and Olympic Champion in the 400 metres!

Wayde Van Niekerk wins men's 400 metres in world record 43 03

Wayde Van Niekerk wins men's 400 metres in world record 43 03

August 26,1999: MICHAEL JOHNSON BREAKS THE 400 METRES WORLD RECORD  -   After being plagued with injuries in 1999, not only does Michael Johnson recover in time to compete in the 1999 IAAF World Championships but also ended up breaking a world record when he finished the 400 m race in a new world record time of 43.18 seconds.

August 26,1999: MICHAEL JOHNSON BREAKS THE 400 METRES WORLD RECORD - After being plagued with injuries in 1999, not only does Michael Johnson recover in time to compete in the 1999 IAAF World Championships but also ended up breaking a world record when he finished the 400 m race in a new world record time of 43.18 seconds.

Some stats coming your way! Here’s Part I of the World Record progression for the 400 metres individual medley!  #BornToSwim

Some stats coming your way! Here’s Part I of the World Record progression for the 400 metres individual medley!

Michael Johnson still holds the world record in the 200 metres, 400 metres and 4 x 400 metres relay. He won five Olympic gold medals and was crowned world champion nine times. He is the only male sprint athlete in history to win both the 200 metres and 400 metres events at the same Olympics.

Happy Birthday: Michael Johnson July - Michael Duane Johnson is a retired American sprinter. He won four Olympic gold medals and eight world championship gold medals.

Congratulations to Wayde van Niekerk on his truly sensational performance to win gold and break the world record in the men's 400 metres at the Rio Olympics. #Rio2016 #ProudlySouthAfrican #EdenMeanderLifestyleCentre

Congratulations to Wayde van Niekerk on his truly sensational performance to win gold and break the world record in the men's 400 metres at the Rio Olympics.

Janet Evans of the United States won the 400 metres freestyle in world record time, the 800 metres freestyle in Olympic record time and the 400 metres individual medley at the 1988 Seoul Olympics

Janet Evans of the United States won the 400 metres freestyle in world record time, the 800 metres freestyle in Olympic record time and the 400 metres individual medley at the 1988 Seoul Olympics

Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius (born 22 November 1986) is a South African sprint runner. Known as the "Blade Runner" and "the fastest man on no legs", Pistorius, who has a double amputation, is the world record holder in the 100, 200 and 400 metres (sport class T44) events and runs with the aid of Cheetah Flex-Foot carbon fibre transtibial artificial limbs by Ossur.

Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius (born 22 November 1986) is a South African sprint runner. Known as the "Blade Runner" and "the fastest man on no legs", Pistorius, who has a double amputation, is the world record holder in the 100, 200 and 400 metres (sport class T44) events and runs with the aid of Cheetah Flex-Foot carbon fibre transtibial artificial limbs by Ossur.

Duncan Armstrong swam for Australia at the 1988 Summer Olympics to win a gold medal in the 200 metres freestyle in world record time and silver medal in the 400 metres freestyle

Duncan Armstrong swam for Australia at the 1988 Summer Olympics to win a gold medal in the 200 metres freestyle in world record time and silver medal in the 400 metres freestyle

Wayde Van Niekerk wins men's 400 metres in a new world record time

Wayde Van Niekerk wins men's 400 metres in world record 43.03 to claim gold for South Africa and beat Michael Johnson's 17-year record

Van Niekerk Breaks Michael Johnson’s World Record To Win The at The Rio 2016 Olympic Games photo credit: © Getty Images/IAAF

American Blake Leeper beat the South African Oscar Pistorius Paralympic T43 world record in the 400 meters, leading 45.25

American Blake Leeper beat the South African Oscar Pistorius Paralympic world record in the 400 meters, leading

Sport, 1924 Olympic Games in Paris, Mens 400 metres Hurdles, F,Morgan Taylor, the Gold medal winner in the 400 metres Hurdles, Taylor won in a world record time, but the time was not allowed to stand as he knocked over one hurdle, which was a rule violation of that time

Sport, 1924 Olympic Games in Paris, Mens 400 metres Hurdles, F,Morgan Taylor…

Federica Pellegrini is an Italian swimmer, specialized in freestyle. She is the world record holder of 200 metres freestyle swimming and European record in 400 metres. In 2008 she won a 200 metres freestyle swimming gold medal, establishing the 4th world record. She has been the first italian swimmer to be able to win the olympic gold medal.

Federica Pellegrini is an Italian swimmer, specialized in freestyle. She is the world record holder of 200 metres freestyle swimming and European record in 400 metres. In 2008 she won a 200 metres freestyle swimming gold medal, establishing the 4th world record. She has been the first italian swimmer to be able to win the olympic gold medal.

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