London 2012 Olympics: Nick Symmonds Sets New Personal Record, Finishes 5th

Nick Symmonds of Boise, ID, may have run the best 800 meters of his life, but David Rudisha of Kenya ran the best 800 meters of history, finishing with a 1:40.91 mark and a new world record.

Symmonds ultimately came in fifth, behind fellow American Duane Solomon by just 0.13 seconds. Here is a look at the standings from the men's 800m finals:

RK BIB ATHLETE MARK RECORD
1 2319 David Rudisha 1:40.91 WR
2 1211 AMOS Nijel 1:41.73 NR
3 2306 KITUM Timothy 1:42.53 PB
4 3252 Duane Solomon 1:42.82 PB
5 3254 Nick Symmonds 1:42.95 PB
6 1678 AMAN Mohammed 1:43.20 NR
7 2967 KAKI Abubaker 1:43.32 SB
8 1827 OSAGIE Andrew 1:43.77 PB
KEY: WR = world record, NF = national record, PB = personal best, SB = season best, OR = Olympic record

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Denver. For comprehensive coverage of the 2012 London Games, visit SB Nation's Olympics news hub. Stay up to date on the medal count with Sports Illustrated's tracker.

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