Quote Of The Day
“He was a better athlete than me – one of the best ever. We competed against each other many times, but we were great friends. I was his mentor.”
– World and Olympic 800 silver medalist Hezekiel Sepeng of South Africa talking about compatriot Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, who has died at age 34. Mulaudzi, a six-time global medalist at 800 and two-time world champ (once outdoors), beat the great Wilson Kipketer in the Olympics and David Rudisha at Worlds.