2x Olympic Champion & 800m WR Holder David Rudisha: Life After Track and Field, Analyzing The Greatest Race Ever + His Legacy

The CITIUS MAG Podcast

August 23, 2023

An epic interview. Chris Chavez and Kyle Merber sat down with two-time Olympic champion and 800m world record holder David Rudisha to rewind and re-live some of the greatest moments of his career including the 2012 Olympic final in London, where he ran 1:40.91 . He shares behind-the-scenes insights into the moments leading up to the race, the execution and how it changed his legacy forever. We also discuss how he wants to stay involved within the sport. He was attending the World Athletics Championships in Budapest as a World Athletics Amabassador.

Hosts: Chris Chavez, Kyle Merber

Guest: David Rudisha

As an official partner of World Athletics, ASICS is proud to support all of CITIUS MAG’s content throughout this year’s World Athletics Championships Budapest 2023. CITIUS MAG is the premier destination for real-time competition updates, in-depth analysis and interviews with your favorite track and field athletes.

CITIUS MAG LIVE AT WORLDS: The show will air on the CITIUS MAG YouTube Channel between the morning and evening sessions of competition (Every day at 8 a.m. EST in the U.S.).

CHAMPS CHATS ON THE CITIUS MAG PODCAST DAILY: The CITIUS MAG team of Chris, Kyle, David McCarthy, Jasmine Todd and Katelyn Hutchison will unpack all of the day’s biggest surprises and offer up their insights and analysis from being at the new National Athletics Centre and interviewing athletes each day. The podcast recording will be streamed on YouTube at the end of every day and will be also available on The CITIUS MAG Podcast feed on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen to shows.

DAILY CITIUS MAG NEWSLETTER: David Melly will recap all of the biggest moments, highlighting his must-watch athletes and events for each day while also pulling together some of our best content, photos and social moments that the CITIUS MAG team captures.

Chris Chavez

Chris Chavez launched CITIUS MAG in 2016 as a passion project while working full-time for Sports Illustrated. He covered the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and grew his humble blog into a multi-pronged media company. He completed all six World Marathon Majors and is an aspiring sub-five-minute miler.

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