Olympics: Mo Farah wins gold in men's 10,000m

Associated Press
Aug 05, 2012 at 09:15am IST

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London: Mo Farah won the 10,000 meters at the London Olympics to give Britain three gold medals in track and field in about one hour on Saturday night.

The Somali-born Farah kicked away from a big pack coming into the final straight and won in 27 minutes, 30.42 seconds, holding off training partner Galen Rupp of the United States, who took silver in 27:30.90.

Tariku Bekele finished in 27:31.43 to pick up bronze for Ethiopia.

Olympics: Farah wins gold in men's 10,000m

Mo Farah won the 10,000 meters to give Britain three gold in track and field in about one hour on Saturday night.

Earlier Saturday, Jessica Ennis won the heptathlon and Greg Rutherford won the long jump for Britain.

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