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Hezekiél Sepeng

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Subject: Athletics at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's 800 metres, 1999 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 800 metres, Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's 800 metres, South Africa at the 2000 Summer Olympics, 800 metres
Collection: 1974 Births, Athletes (Track and Field) at the 1994 Commonwealth Games, Athletes (Track and Field) at the 1996 Summer Olympics, Athletes (Track and Field) at the 1998 Commonwealth Games, Athletes (Track and Field) at the 2000 Summer Olympics, Athletes (Track and Field) at the 2004 Summer Olympics, Commonwealth Games Competitors for South Africa, Commonwealth Games Silver Medallists for South Africa, Doping Cases in Athletics, Living People, Olympic Athletes of South Africa, Olympic Medalists in Athletics (Track and Field), Olympic Silver Medalists for South Africa, People from Potchefstroom, South African Middle-Distance Runners, South African Sportspeople in Doping Cases, World Championships in Athletics Medalists
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Hezekiél Sepeng

Hezekiél Sepeng
Medal record
Competitor for  South Africa
Men’s athletics
Olympic Games
1996 Atlanta 800 m
World Championships
1999 Seville 800 m
Commonwealth Games
1994 Victoria 800 m
1998 Kuala Lumpur 800 m
1995 Fukuoka 800m

Hezekiél Sello Sepeng (born 30 June 1974), is a South African middle distance runner who came second in the Olympic 800 metres final in Atlanta 1996 (behind Vebjørn Rodal),[1] the 1998 Commonwealth Games (behind Japheth Kimutai) and the World Championships' final in Seville 1999 (behind Wilson Kipketer). He was banned from competition from May 2005 to May 2007 after a positive doping test for nandrolone.[2]

He was born in Potchefstroom and educated at Potchefstroom Boys High, where he was in the same class as South African boxer Sean Santana and the Zimbabwean mountain biker Warren Carne.

See also


  1. ^ Hezekiél Sepeng. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2010-12-18.
  2. ^ IAAF suspends Sepeng (Archived). News24. Retrieved on 2010-12-18.

External links

  • Hezekiél Sepeng profile at IAAF

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