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Ethiopia - Kenenisa Bekele smashed Olympic Record in 10K wins 2nd Gold for Ethiopia

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08/17/08

  11:30:43 am, by admin, 360 words  
Categories: Sport, Ethiopia, Athletics, Beijing 2008

Ethiopia - Kenenisa Bekele smashed Olympic Record in 10K wins 2nd Gold for Ethiopia

Ethiopia - Kenenisa Bekele smashed Olympic Record in 10K wins the 2nd Gold for Ethiopia



NBC Video of the Men's 10,000m

Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia smashed the Olympic record in the Men's 10,000 meters and wins the second gold for Team Ethiopia in Beijing. Silesh Sihne of Ethiopia wins the Silver medal and Haile Gebrselassie failed to win any medal finishing 6th after Eritrea's Zersenay Tadese

More updates coming soon ...

Bekele retains 10,000 title

BEIJING, Aug 17 (Reuters)
- World record holder Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia secured what he hopes will be the first leg of the long-distance double when he retained his Olympic 10,000 metres title with a devastating last lap on Sunday.
After tracking the leaders for most of the race Bekele let rip over the last 400 metres to finish well clear of team mate Sileshi Sihine, who also got silver behind him in Athens, and Micah Kogo snatched bronze for Kenya.
Haile Gebrselassie's bid for an emotional third gold after his triumphs in 1996 and 2000 fell short when he finished sixth.
Bekele has said he hopes to race the 5,000 metres but will decide after Sunday's race.

RankNameCountryDOBResult
1 BEKELE Kenenisa Ethiopia Jun 13 1982 27:01.17
2 SIHINE Sileshi Ethiopia May 09 1983 27:02.77
3 KOGO Micah Kenya Jun 03 1986 27:04.11
4 MASAI Moses Ndiema Kenya Jun 01 1986 27:04.11
5 TADESE Zersenay Eritrea Jan 01 1982 27:05.11
6 GEBRSELASSIE Haile Ethiopia Apr 18 1973 27:06.68
7 MATHATHI Martin Irungu Kenya Dec 25 1958 27:08.25
8 ABDULLAH Ahmad Hassan QatarJul 29 1981 27:23.75
9 NAASI Fabiano Joseph Tanzania Dec 24 1985 27:25.33
10 TOROITICH Boniface Kiprop Uganda Dec 09 1985 27:27.28


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Comment from: abeshawi [Visitor]
abeshawi

bravo kenenisa…hell with the eritreans…they r good for nothing as always..

08/17/08 @ 11:41
Comment from: Agazi [Visitor]
Agazi

kenenisa anbessa.

08/17/08 @ 11:42
Comment from: The Ethiopian [Visitor]
The Ethiopian

Congratulations to Ethiopia: the great mother of distance runners! I am proud of the athletes and hope to see more in the 5000 races too.

The Ethiopian

08/17/08 @ 11:42
Comment from: Lord [Visitor]
Lord

He is simply a LION! Mind you, he still has has a great potential ahead. Great respect for Sileshi, too! Well done boys!!!
– Lord

08/17/08 @ 11:43
Comment from: wende [Visitor]
wende

thank you kenenisa, God bless you.

08/17/08 @ 11:43
Comment from: Yohi [Visitor]
Yohi

Was it on CBC? I missed it.

08/17/08 @ 11:44
Comment from: taye [Visitor]
taye

He will winn the 5000m too, you will see .

08/17/08 @ 11:45
Comment from: Baby [Visitor]
Baby

Kenenissa Anbessa!!
Sileshi Anbessa!!
Haile Anbessa!!

Ethiopians Anbesoch!!

That was an extremly amazing performance. We love you our lions.

Ethiopia Tabesih Edewiha Habe Egziabher.

08/17/08 @ 11:46
Comment from: mela [Visitor]
mela

i am proud for kenenisa and sileshe et haile bravo haile also

08/17/08 @ 11:48
Comment from: JPM [Visitor]
JPM

That was FUCKING GREAT !!! I mean complete ownage of the field !! VERY SATISFYING !!!

A clear message to the Eritreans (Yes, face it… you’ve been left in the dust!!) and Kenyans !!

Yeah Baby !!!

08/17/08 @ 11:51
Comment from: Yager Lig [Visitor]
Yager Lig

These are the true Heroins of our beloved mother land! May God bless you all!!!

08/17/08 @ 11:52
Comment from: ERITRAWIW [Visitor]
ERITRAWIW

well DONE KENENISA

ZERESENAI TOO.. U DID YOUR BEST

BUT THE MOROCAN WILL BEAT KENENISA JUST LIKE HE DID IN ATHENS 2004 IN 5000

HAILE HAD ENOUGH HE SHOULD RETIRE FROM TRACK EVENT AND CARRIED ON MARATHON AND MAY ERITREANS RUNNERS MIGHT HAVE A GOOD CHANCE IN MARATHON..

ZERESENAI WE ARE PROUD OF YOU.

08/17/08 @ 11:52
Comment from: wand [Visitor]
wand

I saw the race live on jumptv.com, the race was very fanastic.

08/17/08 @ 11:55
Comment from: zelé and tesfaye [Visitor]
zelé and tesfaye

we wait alwayse to bring gold féliçitation( congratulation)bravo kennisa selshi haile

08/17/08 @ 11:56
Comment from: wow [Visitor]
wow

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW!!!
Congratulations!

HAILE U R AND WILL ALWAYS BE THE BEST!!!!!!!!

Kenenisa anbessa!
Sileshi anbessa!

08/17/08 @ 11:57

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