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4 × 800 metres relay

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The 4 × 800 meters relay is an athletics track event in which teams consist of four runners who each complete 800 meters or 2 laps on a standard 400 meter track. [1]

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Brussels

Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.

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IAAF World Relays

The IAAF World Relays is an international biennial track and field sporting event where teams from around the world compete in relay races, some of which are not part of the standard Olympic programme.

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International Association of Athletics Federations

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the international governing body for the sport of athletics.

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Irina Podyalovskaya

Irina Podyalovskaya (born October 9, 1959) is a retired female middle distance runner who represented the USSR in the 1970s and the early 1980s.

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Ismael Kombich

Ismael Kipngetich Kombich (born 16 January 1985) is a Kenyan Track and field athlete who specialised in 800 metres events and was a member of the Kenyan team that currently holds the world record in 4 × 800 metres relay since 2006 with Joseph Mutua, William Yiampoy, and Wilfred Bungei.

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Joseph Mutua

Joseph Mwengi Mutua (born 10 December 1978 in Machakos, Eastern Province) is a Kenyan runner who specializes in the 800 metres.

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Kenya

Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.

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List of world records in athletics

World records in athletics are ratified by the International Association of Athletics Federations.

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Lyubov Gurina

Lyubov Mikhailovna Gurina (Любовь Гурина; born August 6, 1957 in Matushkino, Kirov Oblast) is a retired middle-distance runner who represented the USSR, the Unified Team, and later Russia.

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Lyudmila Borisova

Lyudmila Borisova (Людмила Борисова; born 3 August 1966) is a retired Russian runner who specialized in the 3000 metres.

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Memorial Van Damme

Memorial Van Damme is an annual athletics event at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels, Belgium that takes place in late August or early September.

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Moscow

Moscow (a) is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 13.2 million residents within the city limits and 17.1 million within the urban area.

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Nadezhda Olizarenko

Nadezhda Fyodorovna Olizarenko (Russian: Надежда Фёдоровна Олизаренко, Ukrainian: Надія Федорівна Олізаренко; née Mushta; 28 November 1953 – 18 February 2017) was a Soviet middle-distance runner.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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Sport of athletics

Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking.

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Track and field

Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.

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Wilfred Bungei

Wilfred Kipkemboi Bungei (born 24 July 1980) is a Kenyan retired Middle-distance runner, who won the 800 m gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

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William Yiampoy

William Oloonkishu Yiampoy (born 17 May 1974 in Emarti) is a Kenyan runner who specializes in the 800 metres.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4_×_800_metres_relay

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