Video Taken During Pulau Perhentian 6km Race.
Name: Hicham El Guerrou
D.O.B: 14 September 1974
Height 175 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Mile: 3:43.13 Rome July 7, 1999
2000m: 4:44.79 Berlin September 7, 1999
1500m 3:26:00 Rome 1998
Hicham El Guerrouj is the current world record holder in the 1500 meters, mile and outdoor 2000 meters events and a two-time Olympic gold medalist. He is considered the greatest middle-distance runner of all time.
He holds seven of the ten fastest times run in the mile. In November 2014 he was inducted into the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Hall of Fame.
Hicham El Guerrouj has 2 Olympic golds, 4 world championship golds and multiple world records.
David Rudisha’s world record 800m run was made during the London Olympics ins 2012. He was the first man to run below 1 minute and 41 seconds, recording a time of 1. 40.91.
Name: David Rudisha
D.O.B: 17 December 1988
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Highest Achievement: 800m World Record – 1:40:91
Coach: Brother Colm O’Connell
P.O.B: Kilgoris, Kenya (450km from Nairobi)
Interesting Facts: Rudisha is From the Maasai Tribe, his father Daniel Rudisha was part of a 4x400m relay quartet silver medalist 1968 Olympic Games
Tom Fordyce of the BBC said of him, “He is the greatest 800m runner of all time and he may also be the nicest man in his sport.”
Photo: IAAF Gallery
A warrior returns home, Ashe Enkai (thanks be to God)
David Rudisha’s world record 800m run was made during the London Olympics in 2012. He was the first man to run below 1 minute and 41 seconds, recording a time of 1. 40.91.
He ran the first 400m in 59 seconds, running each 100m at an average pace of 12.5 seconds pace. His pace was consistent throughout, clocking 23 seconds for the first 200m, 25 for the second, 25 for the third, and 26.1 for the final quarter.
Photo: Sharing Dots
Rudisha was Born on 17 December 1988 in Kilgoris, Narok County a town located 450km from Kenya’s capital Nairobi. He went to Kimuron Secondary School in Iten, Keiyo District, which is known for nurturing several top runners including Wilson Kipketer, the previous 800 m world record holder.
Initially Rudisha was a 400 metres runner, but his coach, Irishman Colm O’Connell, prompted him to try 800 m. In 2006 he became the world junior champion over that distance.
Photo: The Enculturated Champion
June 2017 – Training Session – The humour here “this dosage you can try at home”, indeed:)
In traditional Dress
Photo: Michezo Afrika
Race Achievements in Pictures
2006 – 1:47.40 – Age 17 – World Junior Championships Beijing
2007 – 1:46.41 – Age 18 – Africa Junior Championships in Ouagadougou Burkina Faso
Photo: African Athletics
2009 – 1:44.85 – Age 20 – Thessaloniki, Greece Winning the IAAF/VTB Bank World Athletics Final.
2010 – 1:41.51 – Age 21 – KBC Night of Athletics in Heusden, Belgium 800m – 1:41.51 – this record placed him No. 2 all-time in the world for the 800m
Photo: Athletics Africa
2011 – 1:43.91 – Age 22 – World Championships Daegu, South Korea
2012 – 1:40:91 – Age 23 – London Olympics – 800m World Record – 1:40:91
2013 – 1:45.14 – Age 24 – New York Diamond League – Gold Medal
Photo: Getty Images
2015 – 1:43.58 – Age 26 – New York Diamond League – Gold Medal
Photo: IAAF Gallery
2015 – 1:45.84 – Age 26 – Beijing World Championships – Gold Medal
2016 – 1:42.15 – Age 27 – Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Gold Medal 800 m
Photo: NBC Olympics
2015 – IAAF Profile
Another day, another run, another epic view across Hong Kong’s amazing skyline!
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Youth and Junior athletes competing in International Triathlon Union (ITU) competition will now be required to provide pre participant evaluation (PPE) paperwork to ensure they are fit to race.
The screening protocol is now in place, with a purpose of identifying athletes at risk of sudden cardiac death due to an electrical or structural heart abnormality. The PPE will be compulsory for athletes competing at international level only, at this time.
For more information on the process, please read the Junior Athletes – Pre Participation Evaluation (PPE) Criteria document which can be found under the Junior section of the Selection Policies page.