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Kenyan Rudisha breaks men's 800m world record

August 22, 2010 20:25 IST

Kenyan David Rudisha broke the men's 800 metres world record on Sunday, clocking a time of one minute 41.09 seconds at the ISTAF athletics meeting in the German capital.

Rudisha snatched the world record from Denmark's Wilson Kipketer, who set a mark of 1.41.11 in 1997 in Cologne, Germany.

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