Wayde van Niekerk Proposes to Long time Girlfriend

Wayde Van nie Kerk popped the question to long time girlfriend and She said "YES"! Image: Instagram

Olympic gold medalist and athlete Wayde van Niekerk is wrapping up what many consider a horrible year with some great news.

A video posted by Wayde van Niekerk (@waydedreamer) on

The 24 year old sprinter took to Instagram to announce that he proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Chesney Campbell. And surprise, surprise (well, not really), Campbell said “Yes”!

Dreamer, as van Niekerk is affectionately known by his fans, took to Instagram with a short video to share the great news with us!

The short video has since gone viral, with thousands of fans wishing the couple well.

May 2017 be nothing less than an awesome year for the two love birds!

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