Andrew BUTCHART

Great Britain & N.I.

Andrew BUTCHART - Great Britain & N.I. - Finallist in 5,000m at 2017 World Championships.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 12 August 2017

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Monday, 14 October 1991
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Dunblane, Scotland.
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  • Great Britain & N.I.
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Andrew BUTCHART - Great Britain & N.I. - Finallist in 5,000m at 2017 World Championships.

Andrew Butchart leads the men's 5,000 metres final alongside Mo Farah with just two laps to cover.
The winner Edris Muktar is hidden by the two other medallists Farah and Paul Chelimo, in a very
tactical race.

The winning time (13:32.79) was slower than the slowest qualifying time (13:30.36 *) !

Andrew ran 13:24.78 as the 7th fastest qualifier.   Kifle * was the slowest.


2017 World Athletics Championship London.
Men's 5,000 metres final.


 1. EDRIS Muktar Ethiopia (ETH)   
 13:32.79  
 2. FARAH Mo Great Britain (GBR)  13:33.22  
 3. CHELIMO Paul
United States (USA)  13:33.30  
 4. KEJELCHA Yomif
Ethiopia (ETH)  13:33.51  
 5. BAREGA Selemon
Ethiopia (ETH)
 13:35.34  
 6. AHMED Mohammed
Canada (CAN)  13:35.43  
 7. KIFLE Aron Eritrea (ERI)  13:36.91
 8. BUTCHART Andrew Great Britain (GBR)  13:38.73