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Ethiopian athletes dominate men’s 5000m Lausanne Diamond League

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Addis Ababa, July 6, 2019 (FBC) –Ethiopian athletes dominated the men’s 5000m IAAF Diamond League in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Yomif Kejelcha, Selemon Barega and Telahun Haile completed the race first, second and third, respectively.

Yomif crossed the line at a time of 13:00.56 after Hagos Gebrhiwet, another Ethiopian, stopped running one lap too early.

Hagos thought he had won the race. He crossed the line with 400 meter to go and pulled off the track, raising his hands. Later, Gebrhiwet finished the race 10th.

Selemon Barega (13:01.99) and Telahun Haile (13:03.09) finished 2nd and 3rd, respectively.