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  All Time Best Men 800m - Time-to-Run Track section - runner's track information
The 800m event is being seen more as an extended sprint nowadays, than a middle distance race.
The World's elite, now cover the first 400m close to 50 seconds and it is a matter of time before it becomes the standard practise to go through the 1st 400m in sub 50 seconds.
This section will cover the progression of the 800m World Record as well as cover the Year's Top 20 athletes of both the Male and Top 10 Female listings.
www.time-to-run.com /track/800m/all-time-best.htm   (171 words)

 GH Online News » Hackett smashes Thorpe’s 800m record   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Former distance rival Kieren Perkins held both the 800m and 1500m records, and Thorpe’s primary turf was always the 200m and 400m.
The Queenslander had already gone under the 800m world record twice during 2001 but the problem was Thorpe was typically just ahead on both occasions, firstly in Hobart and then Fukuoka, Japan.
Hackett can expect to hold the 800m record for quite some time, especially as Thorpe, still the holder of the world 200m and 400m records, indicated he would not try to reclaim it as he concentrates on the shorter distances.
granthackettonline.com /news?p=254   (1469 words)

 Gator Women's Track & Field Roster/Bios @ Gatorzone.com
Top qualifier for the finals of the 800m at the SEC Championship, second in the finals with a personal best and automatic qualifying time of 2:04.43...
Fourth in the 800m at the SEC Quad in Arkansas...
Sixth in the SEC Indoor Championships 800m, 2:11.15.
www.gatorzone.com /trackfield/women/bios.php?year=2002&bio=deleon.html   (624 words)

 Player Bio: Jeremy Kruidenier :: Men's Track
Competed in the 800m in three meets...Placed third in the 800m at the Central Collegiate Championships with a time of 1:55.78.
Was fourth in the 800m at the May Invite and seventh at the Clemson Invitational.
Was second in the 800m at the Dartmouth Relays and the Carle/Health Alliance Invitational...
fightingillini.collegesports.com /sports/m-track/mtt/kruidenier_jeremy00.html   (184 words)

 Player Bio: Jonathan Johnson :: Track
defended his 800M title for the third straight year at the Conference Championships with a time of 1:47.12...
his time of 1:45.81 in the finals of the 800M was the fastest time ever at Nationals for an American freshman, and the second fastest time by an American freshman, ever...
earned all-conference honors as he cruised to the conference title in the 800M with a time of 1:50.19, anchored the 4x400M relay to a second-place finish with a split time of 46.15 at Big 12 Championships...
texastech.collegesports.com /sports/c-track/mtt/johnson_jonathan00.html   (1521 words)

 Middle Distance Training For Developing Athletes
B/ 2 sets of 4 runs over 200m at slightly quicker than 800m race pace with rests 90s and 4min between sets.
800m athletes should also complete much of the endurance training suggestions that follows later in this article.
They do not need to do as much steady running as the longer distance athletes but more of the time they spend each week should be on sprinting and race pace practise.
www.oztrack.com /devmd.htm   (1130 words)

 Player Bio: Jeremy Mims :: Track
Finished 10th in the 800m at the Wildcat Invitational.
Recorded the third fastest 800m time (1:50.29) in KU indoor history at the Cyclone National Qualifier...
Placed second at the Midwest Regional Championships in the 800m with the second best time in KU outdoor history (1:48.04).
kuathletics.collegesports.com /sports/c-track/mtt/mims_jeremy00.html   (281 words)

 BYUCougars.com Men's Track and Field Athlete Profile (Jeffrey Hopkinson)
SENIOR - (2004): Finished 16th at the Washington Invitational in the 800m with a time of 1:51.95...
FRESHMAN - (2000): Won the 800m race with a time of 1:53.01 at the Cal Poly Invitational...
finished first in the 800m at the state track meet in 1995 and 1996.
www.byucougars.com /track_field/profiles/00000000665_mtandf.html   (351 words)

 USATF - News
In the 800m finals that came down to the finish line, Antoine Batiste of Huntsville, Ala., ran 1:59.50 to win the M30 age group.
In the women's 800m finals, Lorraine Jasper of Birchrunville, Pa., ran 2:22.06 to win and barely edge runner-up Terri Cassel of Tulsa, Okla., who finished in a time of 2:22.84.
Other men's 800m winners were John Hinton (M40-1:57.05), Steve Gallegos (M45-2:00.52), Nolan Shaheed (M55-2:08.07), Larry Barnum (M60-2:18.83), Sid Howard (M65-2:21.14), Charles Rose (M70-2:32.39), Earl Fee (M75-2:37.68), Daniel Bulkley (M85-4:13.49) and Max Springer (M90-4:43.82).
www.usatf.org /news/view.aspx?DUID=USATF_2004_08_07_15_46_19   (1209 words)

 Player Bio: Jason Van Swol :: Men's Track   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Successfully defended his Big Ten title in the 800m with a career best time of 1:47.88 (5/20/01) … Ran in the 800m NCAA Championship prelim (5/30/01) … Won the 800m run at the Illinois Twilight with a time of 1:50.93 (5/11/01) … Finished second in the 1,500m run at the Gatorade Track Classic (4/7/01).
Competed in the 800m at the NCAA Championships, running 1:49.17 in the prelims...
Ran the anchor 800m leg of the victorious Sprint Medley Relay team at the Drake Relays...
fightingillini.collegesports.com /sports/m-track/mtt/vanswol_jason01.html   (380 words)

 Utah's Nellie Hammons Falls Short at NCAA Track Championships :: Hammons finishes 13th in 800m preliminary race
Hammons qualified to compete in the 800m by setting a 2:06.29 mark at the Alex Wilson Invite at Notre Dame.
Her time ranked 12th out of 16 athletes competing in the national 800m championships and was a new University of Utah school record.
Nellie Hammons finished 13th in preliminary 800m race at the NCAA Indoor Championships.
utahutes.collegesports.com /sports/c-track/recaps/031204aaa.html   (245 words)

 Tiffany Burgess Has Toe Surgery, Ends Her Collegiate Career :: Burgess' 800m time of 2:04.54 is No. 5 on the current ...
UCLA senior Tiffany Burgess, whose 800m time of 2:04.54 is No. 5 on the current U. list, last Friday (April 25) had toe surgery.
Burgess ran her season-best 800m mark of 2:04.54 on April 5, winning the event at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational, held at Drake Stadium.
During the 2002 outdoor season, Burgess held the UCLA school record in the 800m (personal-best 2:03.73, May 4) for several months, until teammate Lena Nilsson established the new school mark of 2:02.26 on Aug. 13.
uclabruins.collegesports.com /sports/w-track/spec-rel/043003aaa.html   (579 words)

 Junior Lena Nilsson Wins Indoor 800m Title :: Bruin women place eighth.
In the 800m final, Lena Nilsson (Vallentuna, SWE/Vallentuna Gymnasium) captured her first NCAA indoor individual title, winning in 2:05.13.
It is her third NCAA title (2002-outdoor 1500m, indoor distance medley relay) and second indoor All-America honor, third overall.
Junior Tiffany Burgess, who ran the third fastest qualifying time in the 800m (2:05.56), finished eighth in 2:09.51, scoring a point for the Bruins.
uclabruins.collegesports.com /sports/w-track/recaps/031503aaa.html   (519 words)

 Fisher Leads Panthers With Record-Breaking 800m Run ::
AMES, Iowa - Junior Tenia Fisher broke her second school record of the season to lead the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee women's track and field team at the Iowa State Cyclone Classic, Friday and Saturday, in Ames, Iowa.
Fisher, who broke the school 400m mark earlier this season, eclipsed her own 800m record by almost two seconds.
She had previously set the 800m standard of 2:12.04 at the final meet of last season.
uwmpanthers.collegesports.com /sports/w-track/recaps/021305aaa.html   (454 words)

 BYUCougars.com Women's Track and Field Athlete Profile (Jaime Cottle)
finished third in the 800m (2:13.91) and third in the mile (4:58.20) at the MWC Indoor Championships...
second in the 800m with a time of 2:08.82 at the USC Dual...
SOPHOMORE - (2000): Ran the second-fastest BYU time of the indoor season in the 800m, posting a 2:10.81 at he Intermountain Championships...
www.byucougars.com /track_field/profiles/00000000726_wtandf.html   (325 words)

 Player Bio: Ryan Brown :: Track
ranks second in UW history at 800m indoors, and boasts legs of top-10 all-time 4x400m and distance medley relays.
was undefeated at 800m as a senior, his first year competing in track and field...
swept league, district and state titles at 800m in 2002...
gohuskies.collegesports.com /sports/c-track/mtt/brown_ryan00.html   (325 words)

 Emmen and Armel Go 1-2 in West Region 800m Final, Qualify For NCAA Championship :: Bradley Launches 3rd Best Shot Put ...
Ranked 6th entering the competition in the 800m Emmen was a surprise winner in a very physical final that saw a Stanford runner fall and Armel nearly go down with him as well.
Emmen and Armel each finished third in their qualifying heats on Friday, with Armel running a 1:49.61 in the second heat and Emmen recording a 1:50.30 in the first heat.
The first round of the 800m at the NCAA Championship will be held on Wednesday June 9th at 5:10pm CDT.
ucsbgauchos.collegesports.com /sports/m-track/recaps/053004aaa.html   (708 words)

 Cal's Belger Qualifies for NCAAs in 800m at Mt. SAC Relays :: 400m and 800m strong events for Bears on Saturday.
Cal's Belger Qualifies for NCAAs in 800m at Mt. SAC Relays :: 400m and 800m strong events for Bears on Saturday.
Belger, a native of Albuquerque, N.M., won the fastest flight of the 800m in 2:04.60, bettering her previous Cal best of 2:07.66 set as a sophomore.
In the men's 800m, Cal junior Mike Pestorich clocked a PR for the second-straight week.
calbears.collegesports.com /sports/c-otrack/recaps/042002aaa.html   (268 words)

 M. track: 800m runners go the distance at Oxy Invite - THE DAILY BRUIN ONLINE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
UCLA middle distance runner Jon Rankin will be vying for the 800m title at the Pac-10s.
In an obscure little meet, on a weekend when most UCLA track athletes were resting up for the Pac-10 Championships, two Bruins ran their best races of the season.
On the other hand, Nick Thorton, who is No. 1 in the Pac-10 in the 800m, strained his hamstring at the Oxy meet.
www.dailybruin.ucla.edu /news/articles.asp?id=28944   (413 words)

 Player Bio: Otukile Lekote :: Men's Track
During Indoor season, won the 800m run at the UNC Early Invitational, the Virginia Tech Invitational and the Five Way SEC Meet...
Was second in the 800m at the Gatorade Invitational but came back the next week and ran away with the 800m at the Sea Ray Relays...
Won the 800m at the SEC Championships with a then-school record time of 1:46.78...
uscsports.collegesports.com /sports/m-track/mtt/lekote_otukile00.html   (660 words)

 Freshmen Lead Vol Effort at USA Championships :: On Saturday, Francois will compete in the 800M run finals in the ...
Frank Francois' 800M run time will take him to the finals, while Jim Sexton's hammer mark was good for 11th and a huge improvement.
Long jumper Camron Howard and 800M man Jebreh Harris both finished the meet with marks well below their previous successes earlier this season.
In the USA Championships late Saturday night, former Vols Tim Mack and Lawrence Johnson are slated to compete in the pole vault.
utsports.collegesports.com /sports/m-track/spec-rel/062202aaa.html   (495 words)

 Runner's & Triathlete's Web Athletics:One to Watch Out For - Christian Formosa - 800m
However, all that could be about to change thanks also to a good number of young athletes coming through the ranks.
Perhaps the most promising of the group is Christian Formosa whose preferred event is the 800m.
"She was the one who realised that I was better suited to take part in the 800m," he explains, failing to hide his respect for the coach.
www.runnersweb.com /running/news/rw_news_20040531_Formosa.html   (304 words)

 Francois Ready for World Junior Championships :: Francois will face the world's best 800M runners age 19 and younger in ...
Frank Francois will represent Tennessee in the 800M run at the IAAF/Coca-Cola World Junior Championships this week at National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica.
Francois, a rising sophomore from Burke, Va., qualified for the World Juniors with a lifetime-best second-place, 1:48.99 performance at the USA Junior Outdoor Championships June 22 in Palo Alto, Calif. Francois lopped off about two seconds from his career-best time to secure his spot in the Worlds.
Competitors advancing to the finals will race the 800M run a grueling three times in four days.
utsports.collegesports.com /sports/m-track/spec-rel/071502aaa.html   (199 words)

 Cool Running :: 800m relay and Texas Relays
We were also all tired when we ran that time last night because all four of our relay members had competed in six events, the third leg and I had competed in the Sprint Medley DIRECTLY before this relay as well.
Our 800m relay and our Sprint Medley (in which I run the 400m leg) qualified for Texas Relays, so that'll be fun.
I also placed 2nd in the 800m with a 2:01.13 (again I did not race the 1st place guy who ran a 2:00.64 I think).
www.coolrunning.com /forums/Forum7/HTML/002223.shtml   (486 words)

 Player Bio: Blair Hansard :: Men's Track   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Outdoor: Competed in the 400m and the 800m...
ran to three third-place finishes throughout the season in the 600m and 800m runs.
2000 Outdoor 800m 25th 2000 Indoor 800m 8th 1999 Indoor 800m 4th 1998 Indoor 800m 8th
mutigers.collegesports.com /sports/m-track/mtt/hansard_blair00.html   (244 words)

 Cool Running :: Movin' up to 800m
I'll be entering my senior year in track and I've decided to train for the 800m.
Based on your 400m time you should be able to run under 2:00 with reletive ease.
For your speed work early on you would be wise to do some over distance training say 3 X 1200m at mile pace or 4 - 5 X 1000m with 3 min active recovery these workouts will help you in coping with the distance and muscle fatigue you will encounter in racing the 800m.
www.coolrunning.com /forums/Forum7/HTML/002455.shtml   (990 words)

 Player Bio: Ashley Wysong :: Women's Track
holds school records in the 800m, 4x400m and the 4x800m...
finished fourth in the 800m at the NCAA Championships, earning her third indoor All-American award.
400m 52.80 800m (indoor) 2:03.59 800m (outdoor) 2:02.94 1000m 2:53.76
mutigers.collegesports.com /sports/w-track/mtt/wysong_ashley00.html   (316 words)

 The 800m section Track section - Time-to-Run - runner's track information
This section will cover the progression of the 800m World Record as well as cover the Year's Top 20 Male athletes and the Top 10 Female listings.
The Art of 800m Running [ more ]
The Men's Top 30 800m All Time Best list [ more ]
www.time-to-run.com /track/800m   (175 words)

 scottishathletics | News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Peffers, a member of Dunbar Running Club, is one of the youngest of the 80 Great Britain athletes competing in Melbourne and is among Scotland’s top middle distance runners for her age group.
She is also in the top 10 ranked 800m and 1500m runners for her hearing age group in the UK.
The talented young Scot is also the current European Deaf 800m and 1500m Junior Record Holder.
www.scottishathletics.org.uk /news_item.php?id=1381   (315 words)

 BBC SPORT | Olympics 2004 | Athletics | Borzakovskiy wins 800m
Bungei was passed by three-time world champion Kipketer on the final bend but Borzakovskiy, who won silver at last year's world championships behind Guerni, surged from fifth place to outpace Kipketer and Mulaudzi on the line.
I dedicate it to my wife and my child," said Borzakovskiy, the former European champion, who was sixth in the 800m four years ago.
He is the first Russian to win the Olympic men's 800m title.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/click/rss/0.91/public/-/sport2/hi/olympics_2004/athletics/3608676.stm   (177 words)

 FT.com / UK / Pensions crisis - Royal Mail faces £800m annual bill for hole in pension fund   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Royal Mail faces £800m annual bill for hole in pension fund
Royal Mail faces the prospect of having to pay £800m a year to fill the hole in its pension fund that was revealed last year, the group announced yesterday.
The state-owned company's financial recovery continued in the first half of the year following job cuts and the abolition of the second postal delivery.
news.ft.com /cms/s/b39017e2-39d0-11d9-b822-00000e2511c8.html   (127 words)

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