• Mo Farah 10k Champ, American Rupp Surprises

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 With an exciting race ended men's 10000m race where Mo Farah brought third gold tonight for British team in track and field. About  500 meters to go whloe olympic stadium (around 80000 spectators) stood up when Mo Farah decided to take the lead and he never looked back.   Mo's winning time - 27:30.42 minutes. 

Surprisingly, second place and silver medal went to american 10k record holder Galen Rupp- 27:30.90. Galen Rupp ended a 48-year drough  for the United States. No American had won an Olympic medal in the 5000 and 10000 since Billy Mills' upset in 1964. Tonight Rupp wrote a new history to american distance running.

  Kenenise Bekele lost bronze medal in the home stretch to his brother Tariku Bekele - 27:31.43. 

All results

1 1808 Mohamed Farah  GBR 27:30.42 .
2 3250 Galen Rupp  USA 27:30.90 .
3 1680 Tariku Bekele  ETH 27:31.43 .
4 1679 Kenenisa Bekele  ETH 27:32.44 .
5 2313 Bedan Karoki Muchiri  KEN 27:32.94 .
6 1599 Zersenay Tadese  ERI 27:33.51 .
7 1597 Teklemariam Medhin  ERI 27:34.76 .
8 1686 Gebregziabher Gebremariam  ETH 27:36.34 .
9 3073 Polat Kemboi Arikan  TUR 27:38.81 (PB)
10 3114 Moses Ndiema Kipsiro  UGA 27:39.22 .
11 1293 Cameron Levins  CAN 27:40.68 .
12 2311 Moses Ndiema Masai  KEN 27:41.34 .
13 3247 Dathan Ritzenhein  USA 27:45.89 .
14 2904 Robert Kajuga  RWA 27:56.67 (PB)
15 1600 Nguse Tesfaldet  ERI 27:56.78 .
16 3110 Thomas Ayeko  UGA 27:58.96 .
17 2371 Moukheld Al-Outaibi  KSA 28:07.25 .
18 1279 Mohammed Ahmed  CAN 28:13.91 .
19 3257 Matthew Tegenkamp  USA 28:18.26 .
20 1061 Ben St.Lawrence  AUS 28:32.67 .
21 2497 Diego Estrada  MEX 28:36.19 .
22 2234 Yuki Sato  JPN 28:44.06 .
23 1621 Ayad Lamdassem  ESP 28:49.85 .
24 2138 Daniele Meucci  ITA 28:57.46 .
25 1837 Christopher Thompson  GBR 29:06.14 .
26 3136 Mykola Labovskyy  UKR 29:32.12 .
. 1253 Ali Hasan Mahbood  BRN DNF .
. 1575 Bayron Piedra  ECU DNF .
. 2301 Wilson Kiprop  KEN DNF

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