King David has done it again!
David Rudisha won his second 800m Olympic title in a row on Monday, August 15,2015 by swerving into the lead just after the first lap and using his long strides to kick for home.
The Kenyan, who broke the world record in taking gold at London 2012, hit the front with 300m to go and stayed strong to come home in one minute 42.15 seconds.
It was the fastest time in the world since that unforgettable run in London.
1. David Rudisha crosses the line in first place to win the men’s Olympic 800m final in Rio.
2. Rudisha tracks fellow Kenyan Alfred Kipketer during the early stages of the race.
3. The Kenyan, who broke the world record at London 2012, hit the front with 300m to go.
4. It was the fastest time in the world since Rudisha’s unforgettable run in London.
5. Rudisha wins the 800m final but fails to break his own world record.
6. Rudisha proudly holds the Kenyan flag following his stunning display in the 800m final.
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8. ‘The feeling in my body was good. It is the greatest moment of my career,’ said Rudisha.
9. Double Olympic Champion tonight as he took #Gold. 🏅
David Rudisha became a Double Olympic Champion tonight as he took #Gold for #KEN in the Men’s 800m final pic.twitter.com/KFp6J3VCkZ
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