800m

  • Tintu Luka to participate in IAAF Diamond League 800m 08-05-2014 10:44 PM

    Doha: It will be a turning point for Indian athletics if Tintu Luka can impress in the 800 metres race at the season-opening IAAF Diamond League here on Friday. The current Asian champion and 2010 Asian Games bronze medallist is India's lone entry at the prestigious meet and is expected...
  • Kenya's Rudisha wins 800m in world record time 10-08-2012 01:43 AM

    London: David Rudisha predicted a world record and delivered with an overpowering show of front-running to win the Olympic 800-meter title. When many were hoping that Usain Bolt would set such a mark in the 200 later Thursday, the Kenyan stole some of the Jamaican sprinter's thunder at the beginning...
  • Olympics: Tintu Luka qualifies for 800m semis 08-08-2012 05:00 PM

    London: India's Tintu Luka qualified for the women's 800m semi-finals in the Olympic Games after finishing third in one of the heats here on Wednesday. Luka clocked 2:01.75 to finish third in heat number two behind reigning world champion Mariya Savinova (2:01.56) of Russia and Alice Schmidt (2:01.65) of the...