• Rudisha wins 800m in Melbourne
Defending Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha kicked off his 2016 campaign with a win over 800m at the IAAF World Challenge meet in Melbourne.
Rudisha in his first race this season clocked 1:44.78 beating Australia's Mat Luke, who crossed the line in a new personal best time of 1:45.16. Luke also hit the Rio Olympics qualifying standard and will possibly represent Australia in Rio Olympics.
Men 800m Results - See Full Results Here.
Finals 1 Rudisha, David Ken 1:44.78 2 Mathews, Luke Aus 1:45.16Q 3 Gurr, James Aus 1:46.09 4 Ralph, Joshua Aus 1:47.30 5 Rowe, Alex Aus 1:47.48 6 Stenson, Dylan Aus 1:47.75 7 Yokota, Masato Jpn 1:47.81 8 Bol, Peter Aus 1:49.22 -- Ruben (pace), Harrison Aus DNF