Today in Berlin pacemaker Sammy Tangui of Kenya took Rudisha through 400m in a blistering 48.65, and Rudisha carried the momentum through 600m alone in 1:14.54. He covered the final 200m in 26.55 seconds to get the record.
Rudisha, who represents adidas, now owns two of the top-4 times in history (four out of the top-10). He is represented by Australian manager James Templeton.
Behind Rudisha, Boaz Lalang, the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships silver medalist, finished second in 1:44.34. Abraham Kiplagat was third in 1:44.49.