21st Berliner Wasserbetriebe 5 x 5 km TEAM-Relay from 11 until 13 August 2021

More events

News

IAAF.org: Bungei - what might have been in Paris?

Joseph Mutua to win the 800 metres at the World Athletics Final

2003-09-18

When world leader Wilfred Bungei powered past compatriot Joseph Mutua to win the 800 metres at the World Athletics Final yesterday, it was a vindication of sorts for the 23 year-old Kenyan after missing last months World Championships in Paris.

"I am very happy because I did not expect to win against everyone who competed in the World Championships," Bungei said after his 1:45.97 win against one of the strongest fields assembled in 2003. "Only the World champion was not here."

Following Mutua throughout, the pair reached the bell in 53.03, a slow split that in hindsight, did not bode particularly well for Bungei. Fortunately for him, he said, he didn know at the time that the race was developing so slowly.

For full article on iaaf.org - click here


More news

2021-06-07 SCC EVENTS is planning the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON with up to 35,000 participants
2021-05-20 Registration for the Women’s Race Berlin in May 2022 starts now!
2021-03-18 The medal of the VIRTUAL GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON
2021-03-08 International Women’s Day serves as kick-off for the VIRTUAL Avon Women’s Race Berlin

More news can be found in our news archive

Sponsoren des 21st Berliner Wasserbetriebe 5 x 5 km TEAM-Relay Erdinger Alkoholfrei Berliner Morgenpost Berliner Wasserbetriebe Laserline adidas

Advertisement

Please accept advertising cookies so that the content can be displayed.

Advertisement

Please accept advertising cookies so that the content can be displayed.