07 NOV 2012 Press Release Monaco

World records ratified

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)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

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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