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Ethiopian athletes finish one-two in men’s 5000m in Doha

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Addis Ababa, October 1, 2019 (FBC) –Ethiopian athletes finished one-two in the men’s 5000m race at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.

Muktar Edris finished the race first with a time of 12:58 and Selemon Barega second with a time of 12:59.

Telahun Haile Bekele finished the race 4th with a time of 13:02. Mohammed Ahmed from Canada was third with 13:01.

A BBC journalist from Khalifa International Stadium in Doha said “The Ethiopian fans who have brought some noise to this stadium at last are rewarded as they have a medal to cheer.”

“They bounce on the spot as Muktar Edris takes an incredible final lap, beating his compatriot Selemon Barega.”