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:
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