- South African athlete, Wayde van Niekerk has caught the hearts of many country wide by taking time out of his hectic training to give a public display of affection on social media to his wife, Cheney.
- Although usually not outspoken on social media about his private life, van Niekerk gave fans a treat with his post
- The couple got married in October last year in a beautiful ceremony filled with “joy laughter and love.”
While many South Africans feel like they know Olympic medalist and rising athlete, Wayde van Niekerk, well from watching his numerous appearances in races and interviews, the truth is he is usually reluctant to share much of his private life.
However, Briefly.co.za gathers he recently took to social media to pay tribute to his wife and share with fans how much he admires and loves her.
The sweet social media post included a picture of his wife with a list of the reasons why he loves her so much.
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"Sometimes you don't have to seek the world for inspiration. We are constantly surrounded by people who work hard and have beautiful stories. We just need to listen," Wayde started off his post. "I truly admire your ability to love. Your kind heart. Your ambition," he added.
The post on social media platform Instagram has been liked almost 15000 times since it was shared four days ago.