Hezekiél Sepeng

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Hezekiél Sepeng
Medal record
Competitor for  South Africa
Men’s athletics
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta 800 m
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1999 Seville 800 m
Commonwealth Games
Silver medal – second place 1994 Victoria 800 m
Silver medal – second place 1998 Kuala Lumpur 800 m
Gold medal – first place 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.

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

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