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David Rudisha hints at possible comeback with major announcement

by | Nov 23, 2021 | Latest News | 0 comments

World Record holder David Rudisha has hinted at a possible comeback after sustaining a back injury back in 2017.

On Monday, November 22, the athlete announced that he had undergone a successful surgery on his left leg.

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“I am glad that on Saturday 20th, I had a successful surgery of removal of an implant on my left leg that has been there for the last one and half a year. At least I will be back soon doing some running,” Rudisha remarked.

Reactions

Caren Cheptoo Chumba: Speedy recovery.We miss you legend.Welcome back

Pauldekagame Joseph: My all the time Best , champion, David what you have done it’s enough , retirement is the best , government of Kenya shd pay you or give you an oversight job to the other athletic

Mume Ole Nguvuze: Cheers bro , but ikikataa usilazimishe. You have nothing else to prove. Two Olympic golds and a world record is good enough. Ingia Kwa management ya athletics kabisa

Rudisha gained international prominence at the 2012 London Olympics that became known as the “The Greatest 800 Meter Race Ever” by becoming the first runner to break the 1.41-time barrier at a record time of 1:40.91.

The Olympics saw him break the record he had set in 2010 during the Rieti Diamond League meeting at 1:41.01.

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At Rio 2016 he successfully defended his title, becoming the first man to do it since New Zealand’s Peter Snell in 1964.

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