Graphic shows timeline of Olympic record and gold medal times for the 800m athletics event, including current world records.

TOKYO 2020

Olympic athletics 800m

By Ninian Carter

July 23, 2021 - August 8, 2021 - The 2020 summer Olympic Games, the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, take place in Tokyo, Japan.

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games feature 339 events in 33 different sports, encompassing 50 disciplines.

It is the second time that Japan, and specifically Tokyo, has hosted the Summer Olympic Games – the first being in 1964.

PUBLISHED: 22/01/2021; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images
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