David Rudisha is the longest 800m sprinting
1:41.11 Wilson Kipketer (DEN)
The world record is 1:53.28 set by Jarmila Kratochvílová in München on the 26 July 1983.
1:41.11 by Wilson Kipketer of Denmark in 1997.
As of 18 May 2013, the fastest 800m run (or 800m world record) was done at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom, on the 9th of August by David Rudisha of Kenya. Rudisha ran the 800m in 1:40.91, breaking his own world record by ten hundredths of a second (previously 1:41.01). You can watch his awesome run in the video in the related links section.
There is currently no recognized world record for the 800m Butterfly. A Postal Swim Meet is being run by Warrenton Masters and Sanctioned by United States Masters Swimming that includes the 800m Butterfly. Records are being kept. Swimmers can complete their swims at swim meets (during freestyle events) or on their own with a witness and submit times.
There is currently no recognized world record for the 800m Breaststroke. A Postal Swim Meet is being run by Warrenton Masters and Sanctioned by United States Masters Swimming that includes the 800m Breaststroke. Records are being kept. . Swimmers can complete their swims at swim meets (during freestyle events) or on their own with a witness and submit times.
The current short course womens' world record for 800m is 8:04.03 by Alessia Filippi. This equates to a swimming speed of 1.65 m/s or 5.95 km/h or 3.71 miles/hr
The 800m is the metric equivalent of the half mile. The world record is 1:41.01 held by David Rudisha of Kenya.
Wilson Kipketer of Denmark holds seven of the ten fastest 800m times in history, including his world record of 1.41.11 from 1997.
No one in 1980, Steve Ovett, and Steve Ovett, respectively
Well i ran 2:04:00 the other day and im u15
Janet Evan's record in the 800m freestyle event...set in 1989, broken by Rebecca Adlington in the Beijing Olympics in 2008
No one yet, Grant Hackett still holds the World Records for both 800m and 1,500m
Rebecca Adlington of Australia in a world record time of 8:14.10.
Rebecca Adlington's time of 8:14.10 in the finals of the women's 800 meter freestyle was an Olympic record and a world record.
~800 is half a mile 800m world record: Wilson Kipketer 1:41.11 (DEN)
The person is David Rudisha. he has the world record and is soon to break it in 2012 olympic games. Go David!
The world record for running 800 meters was set in 2010 by David Rudisha of Kenya in a time of 1:41.01.
My record is 125 seconds and I'm 15!
Rebecca Adlington, GBR: 8:14.10 (August 16th, 2008, at Beijing Olympic Games)
Jarmila Kratochvilova (TCH) 153.28 minutes set in 1983 in Munich, Germany