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Definition of the noun 800 metres

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noun

  1. [athletics] A middle-distance running race over 800 metres.

Explanation

  1. The 800 metres, or 800-meter run, is a common track running event. It is the shortest common middle-distance track event. The 800 metres is run over two laps of the track and has been an Olympic event since the first games in 1896. During indoor track season the event is usually run on a 200 metre track, therefore requiring four laps.
    • also known as 800米赛跑
  2. 800 metres a.k.a. 800m is a sport.
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Google previewThe Austerity Olympics (2012)

When the Games Came to London in 1948 by Janie Hampton

The point about the 800 metres is that there is a good chance of seeing GreatBritain win this race.Wehave wonit more often thanany othereventinthe athletics section,which isnotperhaps sayingvery much, and wehavewonit as oftenasall other ...

Google previewPhysiology of Sports (2005)

by Thomas Reilly, N. Secher, P. Snell, C. Williams, Dr C Williams

The 800 metres is an event that is within the scope of a long sprinter (400 metres) , whereas an endurance runner with some speed may be successful at 1500 metres. Unlike swimming, skating and canoeing where one individual is capable of ...

Google previewThe Hidden Mathematics of Sport (2014)

by Rob Eastaway, John Haigh

The 800 metres is a good distance to think about: it is long enough for tactics to play a role, but short enough to offer a limited number of options. The tactics are described by just two numbers: first, the time taken to cover the first lap; second, ...

Google previewRunning with Lydiard (2000)

by Arthur Lydiard, Garth Gilmour

The 800 metres is a different story. Youngsters recognise it is not a sprint and will settle at a pace they can manage without distressing themselves abnormally. New Zealand youngsters run cross-country from an early age. Boys are into the ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Physical Geography (2013)

by David S. G. Thomas, Andrew S. Goudie

Melting of Pleistocene ice also caused substantial isostatic adjustment, with land elevation exceeding 800 metres in some regions (Pirazzoli 1996). Local changes in sea level may also be caused by SUBSIDENCE, FAULTING and FOLDING.

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Women's Heptathlon 800 metres

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