How old was the youngest runner in the 2012 Olympic final 800m?

How old was the youngest runner in the 2012 Olympic final 800m?

Athletes like setting the bar high. Nijel Amos raised his impossibly high nine years ago when, at just 18, he clocked 1:41.73 to finish second in David Rudisha’s epic world record-breaking run at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

Who won 800 meters?

Athing Mu
British teenager Keely Hodgkinson wins the silver, with the USA’s Raevyn Rogers winning bronze. The USA’s Athing Mu has won the women’s 800m final in incredible fashion, finishing in a national record of 1:55.21.

Who won the 800m in the Olympics 2021?

Athing Mu Wins Gold in 800 Meters at the Tokyo Olympics, the First U.S. Woman to Win the Race Since 1968. Athing Mu of Team United States reacts after winning the gold medal in the Women’s 800m Final on day eleven of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 03, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.

Who won the 800m Olympics 2020?

Emmanuel Korir of Kenya
Emmanuel Korir of Kenya won the event, with his countryman Ferguson Rotich taking silver. It was the fourth consecutive victory in the men’s 800 metres for Kenya. Patryk Dobek earned bronze, giving Poland its first medal in the event.

Did Athing MU set a world record?

On February 24, 2019, Mu broke the American women’s record at the 600 meter event at the 2019 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships with a time of 1:23.57. She bested the previous American women’s record of 1:23.59 held by Alysia MontaƱo, and nearly broke the women’s world record of 1:23.44, held by Olga Kotlyarova.

How did Peter Bol go in the 800m?

Bol become the first Australian to reach the Olympic men’s 800m final in 53 years when he qualified for the medal race in Tokyo. He was outstanding in the preliminary rounds, setting national records in both his heat (1:44.13) and semi-final (1:44.11).

Who won 800m Olympics 2021?

Emmanuel Korir
Kenya’s Emmanuel Korir Wins the Men’s 800 Meters at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Clayton Murphy, the sole American in the field, finished ninth. Kicking best off of a slow opening pace, Emmanuel Korir of Kenya won the men’s 800 meters in 1:45.06 on August 4 in Tokyo.

Can Athing Mu break world record?

  • August 26, 2022