World 800 meters record holder David Rudisha escaped with minor injuries from a car accident on Sunday (25 Aug) in Western Kenya.
According to reports, Rudisha’s car collided head-on with an oncoming bus near Keroka town.
Rudisha is the only person to ever run under 1:41. The world record mark is 1:40.91.
“I am well and unhurt from this morning’s accident,” said David Rudisha, who won London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games 800m titles.
“Thank you for your prayers and concern. And above all I thank God for keeping everyone else involved safe,” added the Daegu 2011 and Beijing 2015 World 800m champion.
“A special thank you to the other road users who rushed to the scene to help me out of the car after the incident,” concluded Rudisha.
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