Farah 1st, Lagat 6th, Rupp 8th in 5K at worlds

Farah 1st, Lagat 6th, Rupp 8th in 5K at worlds

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MOSCOW, RUSSIA - AUGUST 16: Mo Farah of Great Britain crosses the Line to win gold in the Men's 5000 metres final during Day Seven of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships Moscow 2013 at Luzhniki Stadium at Luzhniki Stadium on August 16, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

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Posted on August 16, 2013 at 10:18 AM

Updated Friday, Aug 16 at 10:39 AM

MOSCOW -- England's Mo Farah won the 5,000 meters Friday at the world track & field championships in 13.26.98, besting second place Hagos Gebrhiwet of Ethiopia who ran 13.27.26.

Farah's training partner Galen Rupp finished eighth at 13:29.87. Their coach is Nike-based Alberto Salazar.

American Bernard Lagat's time was 13.29.24. Ryan Hill finished 10th at 10.32.69.

Farah and Rupp finished one, two in the 10k at the 2012 London Olympics.

 

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