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Bekele Wins Fourth Straight Title For Ethiopia

Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele claimed his fourth successive 10,000m world title with a stunning performance in Berlin.

Bekele, who has never been beaten at the distance, set a new championship record of 26 minutes 45.11 seconds.

Shelly-Ann Fraser led a Jamaica one-two in the women's 100m in 10.73 seconds, with Kerron Stewart in second.

But defending champion Yelena Isinbayeva failed to clear a height in the women's pole vault final, allowing Poland's Anna Rogowska to win gold.

Bekele put in a savage kick at the bell to leave Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea, who had led for 13 laps, in his wake.

Tadese took silver in 26:50.12, and Moses Dniema Masai of Kenya earned the bronze in 26:57.39.

With his win in Berlin, Bekele equalled the four 10,000 world titles Haile Gebrselassie won over the distance.

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