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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...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

No rushing Rudisha: Patience contributes to 2nd world title

BEIJING (AP) This world title came in a tactical race for David Rudisha, so very unlike the wire-to-wire run at the London Olympics that earned him a gold medal and a world record in the 800 meters. For the 26-year-old Kenyan, it felt just as good. Rudisha missed the chance to defend his world title two years ago in Moscow because of an injured right knee which restricted him to...
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13 days ago  |  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...
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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...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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