DAVID RUDISHA RUMORS

Olympic champion David Rudisha barely qualifies for 2016 Games

ELDORET, Kenya (AP) Olympic champion David Rudisha was beaten into third place in the 800 meters at the Kenyan trials on Friday but the world-record holder was still selected to defend his title in Rio de Janeiro. Rudisha finished behind former world junior champion Alfred Kipketer and Ferguson Rotich, who is Rudisha's nemesis this year. Those two took the two automatic places in...
Via CSN Chicago
16 days ago

WATCH: David Rudisha Wins Men's 800m at IAAF Melbourne World Challenge 2016

David Rudisha Wins Men's 800m at IAAF Melbourne World Challenge 2016
Via Track & Field
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Olympic 800 champ says lack of money adds to doping problems

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Olympic and world 800-meter champion David Rudisha says a lack of money and testing infrastructure has made it difficult to fight doping in developing countries such as Kenya. More than 40 Kenyan athletes have tested positive to banned substances in the past three years, prompting the World Anti-Doping Agency to set an April 5 deadline for Kenya to pass...
Via Associated Press
March 02, 2016  |  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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