2016 Rio Olympics

Men's 800 Meters

Unbelievable: Clayton Murphy Goes From 1:56 800m Runner to Olympic Bronze Medallist Talking World Record in Four Years

What an amazing journey for Clayton Murphy.

King David's Reign Continues: David Rudisha Becomes First Man in 52 Years To Repeat As Olympic 800m Champion, American Clayton Murphy Snags Bronze

Rudisha has become the first man since 1964 to repeat as Olympic 800 champ. Clayton Murphy got bronze!

USA, USA: Both Boris Berian and Clayton Murphy Advance to Men's 800 Final -- Reaction and Analysis

Men's 800 Prelims: Look Out World, David Rudisha is "Almost Close" to His 2012 Form; Clayton Murphy Scrapes Through, Boris Berian Advances and 2012 Silver Medallist Nijel Amos Goes Home

Rudisha looked great, leading all qualifiers with his 1:45.09 as Murphy ran 1:46.18 behind him but only made the semis on time. Amos faded badly and was only seventh in his heat in 1:50.46 while American Charles Jock (6th in heat 4) was also among the casualties.

2016 Olympic Men’s 800 Preview: David Rudisha Goes for the Repeat In a Wide-Open Event; Clayton Murphy & Boris Berian Shoot for First U.S. Medals Since 1992

No man has repeated in the 800 at the Olympics since New Zealand's Peter Snell in 1960 & 1964. Defending world champ Rudisha enters as the world leader and favorite, but he'll be challenged by Kenyan Trials champ Alfred Kipketer, 2015 Worlds runner-up Adam Kszczot, France's Pierre-Ambroise Bosse and many more.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
August 12, 2016 to August 21, 2016

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