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800 meters

Find the Olympic gold-medal times for the men's 800 meter race from 1896 to the present.

Year  Time Record
1896 Teddy Flack, AUS 2:11.0 
1900 Alfred Tysoe, GBR 2:01.2 
1904 Jim Lightbody, USA 1:56.0OR
1906 Paul Pilgrim, USA 2:01.5 
1908 Mel Sheppard, USA 1:52.8WR
1912 Ted Meredith, USA 1:51.9WR
1920 Albert Hill, GBR 1:53.4  
1924 Douglas Lowe, GBR 1:52.4 
1928 Douglas Lowe, GBR 1:51.8OR
1932 Tommy Hampson, GBR 1:49.7 WR
1936 John Woodruff, USA 1:52.9 
1948 Mal Whitfield, USA 1:49.2OR
1952 Mal Whitfield, USA 1:49.2OR
1956 Tom Courtney, USA 1:47.7 OR
1960 Peter Snell, NZE 1:46.3OR
1964 Peter Snell, NZE 1:45.1OR
1968 Ralph Doubell, AUS 1:44.3WR
1972 Dave Wottle, USA 1:45.9 
1976 Alberto Juantorena, CUB 1:43.50 WR
1980 Steve Ovett, GBR 1:45.4 
1984 Joaquim Cruz, BRA 1:43.00 OR
1988 Paul Ereng, KEN 1:43.45  
1992 William Tanui, KEN 1:43.66  
1996Vebjoern Rodal, NOR1:42.58OR
2000Nils Schumann, GER1:45.08 
2004 Yuriy Borzakovskiy, RUS1:44.45 
2008 Wilfred Kipkemboi Bungei 1:44.65  
2012 David Rudisha, KEN 1:40.91 WR

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