DAVID RUDISHA RUMORS

David Rudisha to race against the clock in 800m in Zurich

ZURICH (AP) After announcing his return to the top with a second world championship title in Beijing last month, 800-meter world record holder David Rudisha is aiming to run even faster at the Weltklasse Zurich meet on Thursday. Rudisha has had a difficult time since breaking the world record at the 2012 London Olympics. He missed the 2013 world championships with a bad knee and...
Via Associated Press
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Amos beats Rudisha in 800m in London Diamond League meet

LONDON (AP) Nijel Amos ran down David Rudisha to beat the Olympic champion by a tenth of a second in the 800 meters at the London Diamond League meet at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday. Rudisha led into the home straight but Amos, of Botswana, overtook him with 20 meters remaining to clock 1:44:57. Two other London Olympic gold medalists, Greg Rutherford of Britain and Valerie Adams...
Via Associated Press
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Rudisha now the one who has to catch up

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) David Rudisha has been left behind, and he's not used to it. After two years of injury setbacks, the 800-meter Olympic champion, once untouchable over two laps, has endured a slow, frustrating battle for fitness. Meanwhile, his rivals - including Olympic silver medalist Nijel Amos - are up to speed ahead of the world championships in Beijing next month. As he...
Via Associated Press
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Rudisha wins inaugural Olympic award

BANGKOK (AP) Kenyan 800-meter champion David Rudisha has won the inaugural award from the Association of National Olympic Committees as the best male athlete at the most recent Summer Olympics. Rudisha won the 800 at the 2012 London Games in a world record time of 1 minute, 40.1 seconds. The award for the top female athlete in London went to Chinese table tennis player Li Xiaoxia...
Via Associated Press
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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