• Kipketer beats Rudisha at Kenyan Trials in Eldoret

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Alfred Kipketer won the men's 800m final at the, while world record holder and Olympic champion David Rudisha crossed the line third to Qualify for Rio Olympic Trials in Eldoret, Kenya on Friday. 

The Beijing World Championships finalist and 2014 World Junior Champion, Kipketer, clocked a new personal best of 1:43.48 to beat into second place Ferguson Rotich, the  4th place finisher at world championships last year. 

Meanwhile, world record holder, Olympic and World Champion, David Rudisha, took third to earn the last spot on Kenyan Rio Olympics team.

For more Kenyan Trials updates see page here. 

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