Athing Mu: 800 splits at New York City Grand Prix 2023

Olympic and World champion Athing Mu ran a conservative race to win the New York City Grand Prix 2023 women's 800m. Here are the race splits for all the runners on Saturday (24).

Athing Mu wins 800 at New York City Grand Prix 2023

Olympic and World champion Athing Mu ran a conservative race and emerged as the winner in the women’s 800m at the New York City Grand Prix 2023. Here are the race splits for all the runners on Saturday (24). Although there was a pacemaker, Mu decided to set her own pace.

The American athlete made an impressive season debut over the weekend at the USATF New York Grand Prix held at Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island, clocking a fast time of 1:58.73.

Mu dominated the race, finishing two seconds ahead of her closest competitors, Sage Hurta Klecker, who finished at 2:00.77, and Allie Wilson at 2:00.80. Read more: New York Grand Prix 2023 Distance Report: World Champion Mu Returns

Athing Mu: 800 splits at New York City Grand Prix 2023
Athing Mu: 800 splits at New York City Grand Prix 2023

In terms of the race splits, Athing Mu started with a time of 59.57 seconds for the first 400m, trailing only the pacemaker. She then finished even stronger with a time of 59.16 seconds.

Eight runners completed the first 400m in under 60 seconds, but Mu was the only one to maintain a sub-60-second pace on the final lap.

Take a look at the complete race splits below to appreciate the remarkable performance of Athing Mu in the end.

800 Splits New York City Grand Prix 2023

AthleteResult100m200m300m400m500m600m700m800m
Athing Mu1:58.7313.6427.7443.6359.571:14.841:30.091:44.641:58.73
Sage Hurta-Klecker2:00.7713.8428.044459.771:15.561:30.351:45.732:00.77
Allie Wilson2:00.8014.0828.1844.1859.861:15.361:30.321:45.632:00.80
Charlene Lipsey2:01.0313.9828.2744.321:00.191:15.731:30.661:46.062:01.03
Olivia Baker2:01.3613.7328.1643.9459.951:15.781:30.811:46.192:01.36
Brenna Detra2:01.3914.3428.3844.31:00.151:15.771:30.901:46.322:01.39
Kristie Schoffield2:01.5714.4328.7744.4959.621:14.851:30.351:45.912:01.57
Heather MacLean2:01.6614.728.9844.631:00.441:15.901:31.261:46.782:01.66
Sammy Watson2:01.7514.0828.3944.0859.881:15.581:31.101:46.422:01.75
Madeleine Kelly2:02.7214.3128.7544.471:00.391:15.981:31.311:46.962:02.72
Ajee Wilson2:07.9713.7328.0143.8259.741:15.171:30.781:48.382:07.97
Brittany OgunmokunDNF13.3526.6242.5458.39PACER

For the women’s 800m top list world rankings this season check out the World Athletics website

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