Saturday, August 10, 2013

Mo Farah is the First British 10,000m World champion - World Moscow 2013 Day 1 track final #1

Photo credit : Julian Finney/Getty Images

Reigning 5000m and 10,000m Olympic champion and 5000m World champion, Mo Farah (GBR) took sweet revenge by reversing  the 1-2 outcome over the 2011 Daegu episode in beating defending champion Ibrahim Jeilan of Ethiopia into 2nd place in the 1st track final in 10,000m on Day 1 of the Worlds Moscow 2013 today and making him the 1st British man to win the world title over this distance. Paul Tanui of Kenya took the bronze.

Men 10,000m Final
Gold : Mo Farah (GBR) ------- 27:21.71 (SB)
Silver : Ibrahim Jeilan (ETH) - 27:22.23 SB)
Bronze : Paul Tanui (KEN) ---- 27:22.61

4th : Galen Rupp (USA) -- 27:24.39 (SB)
5th : Abera Kuma (ETH) - 27:25.27 

The official results 

on youtube 

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