David Rudisha wins 800 meters

Updated: August 9, 2012, 6:28 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- David Rudisha did what no one else, Usain Bolt included, has been able to: set a world record on the London Olympic track.

Rudisha had told his rivals in the 800 meters to be ready for a world record, and he delivered on his word, winning Thursday's final in 1 minute, 40.91 seconds, one-tenth of a second off the mark he set in 2010.

After crossing the finish, he flung up both arms to celebrate, then draped himself in a Kenyan flag and posed for photographs near the timing ...

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