Who got gold medal in marathon?
|2008 Beijing||Samuel Wanjiru Kenya||Tsegay Kebede Ethiopia|
|2012 London||Stephen Kiprotich Uganda||Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich Kenya|
|2016 Rio de Janeiro||Eliud Kipchoge Kenya||Galen Rupp United States|
|2020 Tokyo||Eliud Kipchoge Kenya||Bashir Abdi Belgium|
How long did the winner of the 2012 marathon take to finish the race?
His winning time of 2hr 8min 1sec was 26 seconds clear of Kirui in second, with Kipsang in third a further 1min 10sec back. In due course Britain’s Lee Merrien was 30th, over nine minutes behind the winner, and his compatriot Scott Overall was 67th, over 14 minutes behind Kiprotich.
Who won gold medal in 800m in London Olympics 2012?
Athletics at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men’s 800 metres
|Men’s 800 metres at the Games of the XXX Olympiad|
|Winning time||1:40.91 WR|
|David Rudisha Kenya Nijel Amos Botswana Timothy Kitum Kenya|
Who won the gold medal in London?
Overall, the U.S. won an Olympics-high 46 golds, which was the country’s best performance in a non-boycotted Olympics since the poorly organized 1904 Games, where more than five-sixths of the competitors were Americans.
Who is the greatest marathon runner ever?
Eliud Kipchoge is the greatest marathon runner of all-time. His level of motivation, mental and physical discipline and consistency is unrivalled.
Who won gold in running?
Neeraj Chopra wins men’s javelin gold for India, as the Tokyo 2020 athletics competition draws to a close.
Who won 2012 Olympic marathon?
One hundred and five athletes from 67 nations competed. The event was won by Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda, the nation’s first Olympic men’s marathon victory and the nation’s only medal in 2012….Athletics at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men’s marathon.
|Men’s marathon at the Games of the XXX Olympiad|
|Competitors||105 from 67 nations|
Who is the fastest 800m runner in the world?
|Athletics 800 metres|
|Men’s 800 metres final in Daegu 2011.|
|Men||David Rudisha 1:40.91 (2012)|
|Women||Jarmila Kratochvílová 1:53.28 (1983)|
Who broke the marathon record?
“It is a great feeling to make history in sport after Sir Roger Bannister [set the first sub-four-minute mile] in 1954,” said Kipchoge, who broke the world record in the event at the BMW Berlin Marathon last year, clocking 2:01:39.