David Lekuta Rudisha's (KEN) glorious new world record of 1.40.91 in the Men's 800m Final on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on 9 August 2012 (Getty Images) © Copyright
Press Release Monaco

World records ratified

7 November 2012 - Monaco - The following World records have recently been ratified...

MEN - SENIOR

800m

1:40.91 David Lekuta Rudisha KEN, London, GBR, 9 Aug 12

previous: 1:41.01 David Lekuta Rudisha KEN, Rieti, ITA, 29 Aug 10

4 x 100m

36.84 Jamaica, London, GBR, 11 Aug 12

(Nesta Carter; Michael Frater; Yohan Blake; Usain Bolt)

previous: 37.04 Jamaica, Daegu, KOR, 4 Sep 11

WOMEN - SENIOR

4 x 100m

40.82 United States of America, London, GBR, 10 Aug 12

(Tianna Madison; Allyson Felix; Bianca Knight; Carmelita Jeter)

previous: 41.37 German Democratic Republic, Canberra, AUS, 6 Oct 85

20km Race Walk

1:25:02 Elena Lashmanova RUS, London, GBR, 11 Aug 12

previous: 1:25:08 Vera Sokolova RUS, Sochi, RUS, 26 Feb 11

MEN – JUNIOR

800m

1:41.73 Nijel Amos (94) BOT, London, GBR, 9 Aug 12

previous: 1:42.69 Abubaker Kaki (89) SUD, Oslo, NOR, 6 Jun 08

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