Muktar EDRIS

Muktar EDRIS - Ethiopia - Second World 5,000 metres Gold medal.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 30 September 2019

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Friday, 14 January 1994
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Ethiopia.
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Ethiopia
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Muktar EDRIS - Ethiopia - Second World 5,000 metres Gold medal.

Muktar Edris retaining his World Championship 5,000 metres title from fellow

countryman Selemon Barege. Both runners broke 13 minutes, unlike in 2017

in London when the leading runners were half a minute slower. (A race won by Mo Farah.)

Fourth place man Telahun Haile Bekele, also of Ethiopia, was the fastest man in 2019

going into the final with a season best of 12:52.98.

 

2019 World Athletics Championships.

Men's 5,000 metres Final.

 

1.
 Muktar Edris 
 Ethiopia
 12:58.85 
 SB
2.  Selemon Barega  Ethiopia  12:59.70  
3.  Mohammed Ahmed  Canada  13:01.11  
4.
 Telahun Haile Bekele  Ethiopia  13:02.29  
5.
 Jakob Ingebrigtsen  Norway  13:02.93  
6.  Jacob Krop  Kenya  13:03.08  PB
7.  Paul Chelimo  United States  13:04.60  SB
8.
 Nicholas Kimeli  Kenya  13:05.27