Morné Nagel

Morné Nagel (born 23 February 1978) is a South African sprinter. Together with Corné du Plessis, Lee-Roy Newton and Mathew Quinn he won a gold medal in 4 x 100 metres relay at the 2001 World Championships in Athletics.

Morné Nagel
Medal record
Representing  South Africa
Men’s athletics
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2001 Edmonton 4x100 m relay

Following the ruling of 13 December 2005 which retroactively disqualified Tim Montgomery and henceforth the American team, the South African team were promoted to gold medallists. Morne Nagel is tied for being the second fastest man in African history with his 6.48 60 meter dash, behind Leonard Myles-Mills' 6.45. He was ranked the fastest 60 meter in the world in 2002 according to the IAAF.

After a successful career Morne shifted his focus to coaching. This includes athletics, strength & conditioning and sport specific performance.

He is affiliated with the athletics & sport science program of the University of Johannesburg. Morne is also the managing director for SCF-Nutrition Pty Ltd.

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