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Biography of David RUDISHA

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Born on 17/11/1988 (format : day/month/year)

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David Lekuta Rudisha born December 17, 1988 is a Kenyan athlete who has since become a Danish citizen. He is the world record holder in the 800 metres with a time of 1:41.09.

He broke the men's 800m world record in a time of one minute 41.09 seconds at an IAAF World Challenge meeting in Berlin on Sunday.The previous record of 1:41.11 was set by Denmark's Kenyan-born Wilson Kipketer in Cologne in 1997. Rudisha said ""I met him last year and he told me, 'I can see you have a future in the 800, you can beat the world record,' " Rudisha said of Kipketer, who was born in Kenya. "He encouraged me to go for it."

Last update : 08/24/2010

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