Sunday, August 12, 2012

Dejen Gebremeskel wins Silver Medal in men’s 5,000m

Dejen gebremeskel 5000m london 2012
Ethiopia's Dejen Gebremeskel won the silver medal in the men’s 5,000m on Saturday with a time of 13 minutes, and 41.98 seconds.

Britain's Mohamed Farah won the Olympic gold medal with a time of 13.41.66 and became only the seventh man in Olympic history to win both the 5,000 and 10,000m double. Kenya's Thomas Pkemei Longosiwa won the bronze.

Men’s 5,000m result

 1.   Mohamed Farah (Britain)         - 13:41.66
 2.   Dejen Gebremeskel (Ethiopia) -   13:41.98                

 3.   Thomas Pkemei Longosiwa (Kenya)   - 13:42.36                
 4.   Bernard Lagat (U.S.)          - 13:42.99                

 5.   Isiah Kiplangat Koech (Kenya)    - 13:43.83 

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