Johannesburg - A South African athlete has described her panic when two bombs went off in Boston, Massachusetts.
Rene Kalmer took part in the Boston marathon where explosions killed three people and wounded 176 others on Monday.
She and her boyfriend returned home yesterday, relieved to have been spared from harm.
Speaking to eNCA, Kalmer said she was lucky to have escaped unhurt.
Watch: Two-time Olympian Rene Kalmer talks about the moments she spent with her boyfriend before the bomb blasts and the ensuing chaos that unfolded thereafter.