Sign In or Register | Sunday, November 19, 2017
kunlunsf,   8/18/2009 9:38:24 AM Add kunlunsf as a Friend | Send Message
Lagos, Nigeria See Profile
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.

Tags:Ethiopia
Bookmark and Share Email Email to Friends Print Print
0
Comments(0)
Please Sign In  or Register  to post a comment.
UserName:
Password:

 
Most Popular



Push
Post a New Story from your Account, then Vote for it Here by clicking Push
Latest Forums
Latest Polls
Links
Tags
    Nigeria    Kenya    
South Africa    Ghana    
Egypt    Ethiopia    Zimbabwe    Uganda    Tanzania    
Africa    Kenya a Hot bed of Investments    Test    Pope Francis On Safari In Kenya    Malawi    Sudan    The 2nd Pan-African Cultural Festival Photos    Tunisia    2010 World Cup Draw: Which Country Has the Hottest Fans?    DRC Congo    
Site Map | Help | Send Feedback | Contact us | User Agreement | Privacy | About us | Advertise
Copyright © 2016-2017 Africa Updates Inc. All rights reserved