What is the fastest 800m race?

What is the fastest 800m race?

Filter All Time Top Lists

Rank Mark Venue
1 1:40.91 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR)
2 1:41.11 Köln (GER)
3 1:41.73 Firenze (ITA)
3 1:41.73 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR)

What is a good 800m race time?

800-meter Run Test

Rating Time (minutes/seconds)
average 3’16” – 3’30”
above average 3’01” – 3’15”
good 2’46” – 3′
excellent 2’45” or less

What is Usain Bolt’s 800m time?

His unofficial time was 2:40 in what was a relaxed, fun atmosphere, exhibition style.

Why is there no Olympic bolts?

Usain Bolt will not be at the Tokyo Olympic Games because he has retired. The Jamaican, who would be competing in Tokyo at the age of 34 if he had continued, last raced at the 2017 World Athletics Championships in London.

How do I get a sub 2 minute 800m?

1) you need to run at speeds FASTER than 60 sec/400m to break 2 minutes for 800m. So try 6 x 200m at 25-28 sec with a 200m walk. You should also incorporate even shorter runs of 60-100m and with a keen eye of a good coach! Even acceleration development is important here, and make sure you have good biomechanics.

Who are the best athletes in the world in the 800m?

Filter World Rankings Place Competitor DOB Nat Event List 1 Donavan BRAZIER 15 APR 1997 USA 800m [600m ind.,800m ind.] 2 Ferguson Cheruiyot ROTICH 30 NOV 1989 KEN 800m 3 Amel TUKA 09 JAN 1991 BIH 800m [800m ind.] 4 Bryce HOPPEL 05 SEP 1997 USA 800m [1000m ind.]

How to run the 800m fast?

The race strategy in the 800m is evolving and new questions arise on how to run the 800m fast. Some coaches want their athletes to run a slower first lap and then speed up on the second lap (negative splits), while other coaches recommend running the first lap faster than the second lap (positive splits).

How important is the start of the 800m?

The start of the 800m can either make or break your race strategy, and this could be the difference between a successful or unsuccessful result in your 800m. This is especially true for the more challenging indoor 800m which is commonly run on a 200m track.

Where is the 800m break line in track and field?

Depending on the size of the track and the way the official wants to run the meet, the 800m break line (where track athletes cut in) is typically located after the first curve, or the second curve.

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