The 800 metres is the flakiest event in track and field. It’s official. The demise of Pamela Jelimo _ even if it proves no more lasting than the Olympic champ’s next race _ confirms it. Traditionally flukey events like the pole vault and the javelin are rock-solid by comparison.
You remember Pamela Jelimo? Came out of nowhere; never run an 800 before last year, or maybe just one at an obscure Rift Valley school sports…..READ MORE