Who will win 800 meters race in #RioOlympics2016.
Who will be Champion of 800 meters race in #RioOlympics 2016 athletics event.Kenyan middle distance runner David Lekuta Rudisha is favorite for this contest in #Rio2016. Rudisha is current Olympic Champion and World Champion in 800 m event. Rudisha is also world record holder in this event. Rudisha won olympic gold medal in london Olympics 2012, now he is defending his title in Rio Olympics 2016. Rudisha is 27 years old and ranked 1 in IAAF ranking.He won london Olympics 2012 title in 800 meters.He is nick named “Pride of Africa”. Rudisha personal best is 1:41.01.
Rudisha main rival in 800m is his teammate Nicholas Kiplangat Kipkoech. Kipkoech best time in years 2016 is 1:43:37. Kipkoech is 24 years old and personal If Rudisha win he will be first athlete after 1964 who succeeded to defend the title. Rudisha belong to famous Tribe. If Rudisha win he will be first athlete after 1964 who succeeded to defend the title. Rudisha belong to famous Tribe.
in 800m is 3:44.07. Kipkoech is ranked 2nd in IAAF ranking in #RioOlympics2016.
Third Kenyan player in 800m event is Rio Olympics 2016 is Jonathan Kitilit. 22 years old Kitlit is ranked 3rd in IAAF. Kitlit personal best is 1:43.48.
Other Contender for title in 800 meter can be USA runner Donovan Brazier. Donovan Brazier best time in 800 m is 1:43:55.