Who won 800m in 2012 Olympics?

Who won 800m in 2012 Olympics?

Feature31 Jul 2021. 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 the Olympic 800m in 2012 and 2016?

Four men have won consecutive 800 m Olympic titles: Douglas Lowe (1924/1928), Mal Whitfield (1948/1952), Peter Snell (1960/1964), and Rudisha (2012/2016).

Who won the 800m and 1500m gold at the London 2012 Olympics?

The men’s 800 metres competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom, was held at the Olympic Stadium on 6–9 August….Athletics at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men’s 800 metres.

Men’s 800 metres at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Competitors 55 from 43 nations
Winning time 1:40.91 WR
David Rudisha Kenya Nijel Amos Botswana Timothy Kitum Kenya

Who won the Olympic 800m?

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.

How fast can the average person run 800m?

scoring: The total time taken to run 800m is recorded….800-meter Run Test.

Rating Time (minutes/seconds)
poor more than 3’45”
below average 3’31” – 3’45”
average 3’16” – 3’30”
above average 3’01” – 3’15”

What is the average Olympic 800m time?

The men’s 800m is classified as a middle-distance race, and has been a staple men’s event at the Olympics since the Athens 1896….

Year Men Women
Tokyo 2020 105.06 115.21
Rio 2016 102.15 115.28
London 2012 100.91 117.23
Beijing 2008 104.65 114.87

Is A 2/15 A good 800m time?

See also the 1km run test, which has a variation over 800m for teenage girls. equipment required: oval or 400m running track, stopwatch, recording sheets….800-meter Run Test.

Rating Time (minutes/seconds)
above average 3’01” – 3’15”
good 2’46” – 3′
excellent 2’45” or less

How do you break 2 minutes in 800m?

Breaking 2 minutes – What you need to know

  1. you need to run at speeds FASTER than 60 sec/400m to break 2 minutes for 800m. So try 6 x 200m at 25-28 sec with a 200m walk.
  2. you need to run at speeds the SAME RACE PACE as 60 sec/400m.
  3. you need to run at speeds SLOWER than 60 sec/400m.