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 and Usain Bolt Rudisha and Bolt united in greatness

Men's 800m

10 Aug 12

Very different off the track, Usain Bolt and David Rudisha are both all-time athletics greats, writes BBC chief sports writer Tom Fordyce

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.

David Rudisha shows off his gold medal Rudisha breaks record in 800m win

Men's 800m

9 Aug 12

David Rudisha becomes the first athlete to set a new world record on the track at London 2012 as he wins 800m gold.

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