Eight hundred metres men's record timeline

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ROME, August 30 – Timeline of men's 800m world record after Kenya's David Rudisha set a new mark for the second time in a week of 1min 41.01sec at a meeting in Rieti, Italy:
1:44.3: David Wottle (USA), 01/07/72 at Eugene (USA)

1:43.7: Marcello Fiasconaro (ITA), 27/06/73 at Milan (ITA)

1:43.5: Alberto Juantorena (CUB), 25/07/76 at Montréal (CAN)

1:43.40: Alberto Juantorena (CUB), 21/08/77 at Sofia

1:42.33: Sebastian Coe (GBR), 05/07/79 at Oslo

1:41:73: Sebastian Coe (GBR), 10/06/81 at Florence (ITA)

1:41:73: Wilson Kipketer (DEN), 07/07/97 at Stockholm

1:41:24: Wilson Kipketer (DEN), 13/08/97 at Zurich (SUI)

1:41.11: Wilson Kipketer (DEN), 24/08/97 at Cologne (GER)

1:41.09: David Lekuta Rudisha (KEN), 22/08/10 at Berlin

1:41.01: David Lekuta Rudisha (KEN), 29/08/10 at Rieti (ITA)

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