The Australian 800m record holder, Peter Bol, has announced his return to form clocking 1:44.29 over 800m in Barcelona. Bol finished second and along the way collected Olympic and World Championship qualifers

The time marks a pretty fast return to form for Bol.  On June 28 he posted a 1:46.02, taking just two races to return to close to his best.

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Bol’s return to form has come together at the perfect time for the 29 year old. The World Champs in fast approaching and the Olympics are just a stones throw away.

Justin Rinaldi’s two main 800m men are running themselves into some nice form.  Joseph Deng Fever, the second fastest Australian to ever live clocked his quickest time in years (since 2018) in Strasbourg overnigh, June 16. Deng finished second by a whisper to Mohammed Li Gouaned from Algeria. Deng clocked 1:44.48.

Joseph Deng is BACK – 1:44.48 in Strasbourg


Australian men’s 800m running top-10 all-time list

  1. Peter Bol: 1:44.00
  2. Joseph Deng: 1:44.21
  3. Charlie Hunter: 1:44.35
  4. Ralph Doubell: 1:44.40
  5. Alex Rowe: 1:44.40
  6. Jeff Riseley: 1:44.48
  7. Peter Bourke: 1:44.78
  8. Brendan Hanigan: 1:45.03
  9. Luke Mathews: 1:45.16
  10. Grant Cremer: 1:45.21