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 Olympisch Atletiek – 800m infographic
Graphic shows profile of 800m event at the Olympic Games, with details of Olympic and World records.


Olympisch Atletiek – 800m

By Chris Dinsdale

July 26, 2024 - August 11, 2024 - The 2024 summer Olympic Games, the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad, take place in Paris, France. Edwin Flack of Australian and German Lina Radke secured inaugural 800m in 1896 and 1928 respectively, while David Rudisha is only the athlete to break 1:41 barrier.

The Paris 2024 Olympic Games feature 32 sports encompassing 329 events – fewer than the preceding Tokyo Olympics, after Baseball, Softball and Karate were axed and some other events lost medal categories.

PUBLISHED: 26/03/2024; STORY: Graphic News