David Lekuta Rudisha Kenya

Key Facts


Competed in

Date of birth

17 Dec 1988


London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
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Top Performances

Sport Guides

Kenyan David Rudisha and BBC Sport's Gary Lineker

Rudisha targets 100-second 800m

BBC Sport's Gary Lineker asks David Rudisha if he can race the 800m in under 100 seconds after he won Olympic gold with a world record time of one minute 40.91 on Thursday.

11 Aug 12

David Rudisha Rudisha breaks world record to win 800m

Men's 800m

9 Aug 12

Kenyan David Rudisha sets the first world record on the Olympic Stadium's athletics track as he wins the men's 800m in a time of 1:40.91.

Michael Rimmer in action in 800m GB duo Warburton and Rimmer exit 800m

Men's 800m

6 Aug 12

Gareth Warburton and Michael Rimmer fail to qualify from their heats in the 800m. Andrew Osagie qualified in third position from his heat and will compete in the semi finals on Tuesday.

David Rudisha 'Best athlete you've never heard of'

Men's 800m

6 Aug 12

David Rudisha is the world record holder in the 800m and 2011 world athlete of the year but few outside of the world of athletics have heard of the Kenyan star.

Results for David Lekuta Rudisha

Date Event Rank Mark
9 Aug Men's 800m Final 1 WR gold 1:40.91
7 Aug Men's 800m Semi-finals, Semi-final 2 1 1:44.35
6 Aug Men's 800m Round 1, Heat 2 1 1:45.90