David Rudisha: King by half a mile

Kenya’s David Rudisha is a marvel to watch, not because he nearly always wins at 800 meters (40 of his past 41 races), but because he wins by so much. Rather than the usual blink-of-an-eye difference that separates first and second place, Rudisha often seems to have time to shower and shave before the next runner crosses the line. Can anyone in London dethrone "King David?" Read Olympics coverage.

Kenya’s David Rudisha often seems to have time to shower and shave before the next 800-meter runner crosses the finish line. Can anyone dethrone him?
Bonnie Berkowitz and Laura Stanton - The Washington Post. Published on August 5, 2012, 6:46 p.m.
 
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