WATCH: 17-year-old British woman surges to record-setting 800m time

“I’m in shock, because I was late for the race,” said 17-year-old Phoebe Gill after running 1:57.86

WATCH: 800m runner struck by pole at NCAA indoor meet

As if dealing with lactic acid in an 800m race isn’t challenging enough

Marco Arop nearly breaks Canadian 800m record at Paris Diamond League

Arop runs the third-fastest time in Canadian history as he takes silver in Paris