Xolani Gwala in conversation with South Africa's first black athlete medalist

It was twenty years ago this month when Josia Thugwane became the first black South African to win an Olympic gold medal.

As the country still celebrates Wayde Van Niekerk's great achievement after winning and breaking the Men's 400m record, Xolani Gwala catches up with the man that led the way.

Thungwane says he is no longer involved in athletics due to injuries, but he still helps coach young athletes.

It's very difficult to find the fund to help you carry on with development.

Josia Thugwane, Olympic gold medalist

He says he would like to coach more young athletes, but he is struggling to get support.

Listen to the full interview below...


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