Rudisha sets olympic trials alight
25 June 2012, 12:04
Nairobi – The might of the World 800m record holder, David Rudisha, fittingly crowned the final Kenyan Trials for London 2012 in Nairobi as three reigning Olympic champions survived furious onslaught to earn a date with destiny on Saturday (23).
In front of an adoring public of about 15,000 in Nairobi’s National Stadium, Rudisha’s powerful strides opened up on the homestretch to stop the clock at an astonishing high altitude record of 1:42.12 to seal his place in his first Olympic Games after tendon injury buried his hopes four years ago.
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