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David Rudisha, the greatest 800m runner ever

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 09:  David Lekuta Rudisha of Kenya celebrates after winning gold and setting a new world record of 1.40.91 in the Men's 800m Final on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 9, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

No country has produced as many excellent two lap runners as Kenya has. In fact if you look at a list of the fastest 800m runners in history, you will find that 50% of them are Kenyan. However the one … Continue reading

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Moses Mosop breaks Samuel Wanjiru’s area record

Moses Mosop won the Xiamen marathon in China. It was a tightly contested race in which Mosop broke away from Ethiopia‚Äôs Tilahun Regassa in the last few stages. In the process of clocking 2:06:19 he took more than a minute … Continue reading

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Patrick Makau back to form wins Fukuoka

In 2011, Patrick Makau made history by setting the world marathon record. It had previously been held by Ethiopian legend Haile Gebreselassie. But on that day, Makau soundly beat Geb and in the process set a new world record at … Continue reading

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