World record holder Rudisha eyes comeback after surgery

David Rudisha

World 800m record holder David Rudisha (right) follows proceedings during the burial service of the late Agnes Jebet Tirop at Kapnyemisa Primary School in Nandi County on October 23, 2021.

Photo credit: Jared Nyataya | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Rudisha, the 2011 Daegu and 2015 Beijing World 800m champion, has not competed since July 2017 after he sustained a back injury.
  • He broke his own World Record posting a new time of 1:40.91 when winning the Olympic title at the 2012 London Summer Games.

The 800m world recorder, Kenya’s David Rudisha hopes to make a return to track soon.


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