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World Athletics Championships 2017: David Rudisha out with injury

Rudisha set an 800m world record of one minute 40.91 seconds at the 2012 London Olympics (Image credit: Getty Images)

Defending champion and 800m world record holder David Rudisha has pulled out of next month’s World Athletics Championships with a quad muscle strain. The 28-year-old Kenyan said on Twitter it was “sad and disappointing” to miss out on the event, which runs from 4 to 13 August in London. He is only person to ever run under one minute 41 ...

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Rio Olympics 2016: David Rudisha retains 800m crown

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David Rudisha retained his Olympic 800m title with an imperious performance. The 27-year-old Kenyan showed his experience to keep his composure after compatriot Alfred Kipketer sprinted clear on the first lap of the race. Rudisha hit the front with about 300m to go as Kipketer started to fade and never looked troubled as he won in one minute 42.15 seconds. ...

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IAAF World Championships 2015: Africans in line for medals on Tuesday

Genzebe Dibaba

African athletes will hope to pick up medals on Tuesday’s session in the World Athletics Championships 2015 in Beijing. They will be competing in the finals of the men’s 800m, women’s 1500m, men’s 400m hurdles and the heats of the men’s 200m. Kenya’s David Rudisha, Ferguson Rotich, and Alfred Kipketer¬†will be in the final which starts at 12:55 pm GMT. ...

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