• Rudisha Wins 800m in Melbourne

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Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha beat the field in the 800m at the Melbourn world challnge meet to take his second victory on Asutralian soil in one week.

Rudisha the 800m world record holder won the 800m with a time of 1:44:96 and improved his world leading mark by 0.05 seconds.

Australia's Jeff Riselley took second with a new season's best mark of 1:45.29.

Men's 800m Results

1 Rudisha, David               Ken                    1:44.94
  2 Riseley, Jeffrey             Aus                    1:45.29Q
  3 Rowe, Alex                   Aus                    1:47.11
  4 Ralph, Joshua                Aus                    1:47.52
  5 Stenson, Dylan               Aus                    1:47.84
  6 West, Jared                  Aus                    1:48.00
  7 Mathews, Luke                Aus                    1:48.18
  8 Bol, Peter                   Aus                    1:49.62
  9 Harik, Timas                 Aus                    1:49.97
 -- Tangui, Sammy                Ken                        DNF   

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