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Athletics at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games:

Men's 5,000 metres Round One

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Phases:

Host City: Beijing, China
Venue(s): Beijing National Stadium, Beijing
Date Started: August 20, 2008
Date Finished: August 20, 2008
Format: Top four in each heat and next three fastest advanced to the final.

Gold: ETH Kenenisa Bekele
Silver: KEN Eliud Kipchoge
Bronze: KEN Edwin Soi

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) SP
1 Matt Tegenkamp 26 United States USA 13:37.36 8 QU
2 Eliud Kipchoge 23 Kenya KEN 13:37.50 11 QU
3 Tariku Bekele 21 Ethiopia ETH 13:37.63 12 QU
4 Kidane Tadesse 21 Eritrea ERI 13:37.72 5 QU
5 Alemayehu Bezabeh 22 Spain ESP 13:37.88 1 QC
6 Alistair Cragg 28 Ireland IRL 13:38.57 14 QC
7 Juan Luis Barrios 25 Mexico MEX 13:42.39 13 QC
8 Anis Selmouni 29 Morocco MAR 13:43.70 7
9 Aadam Khamis 19 Bahrain BRN 13:44.76 3
10 Collis Birmingham 23 Australia AUS 13:44.90 9
11 Geoffrey Kusuro 19 Uganda UGA 13:50.50 10
12 Sultan Khamis Zaman 23 Qatar QAT 13:53.38 6
13 Takayuki Matsumiya 28 Japan JPN 14:20.24 2
14 Soe Min Thu 19 Myanmar MYA 15:50.56 4

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) SP
1 Edwin Soi 22 Kenya KEN 13:46.41 3 QU
2 Moses Kipsiro 21 Uganda UGA 13:46.58 7 QU
3 Abreham Cherkos 18 Ethiopia ETH 13:47.60 10 QU
4 Jesús España 29 Spain ESP 13:48.88 14 QU
5 Ali Abdalla 25 Eritrea ERI 13:49.68 9
6 Mo Farah 25 Great Britain GBR 13:50.95 6
7 Adrian Blincoe 28 New Zealand NZL 13:55.27 5
8 Mourad Marofit 26 Morocco MAR 14:00.76 13
9 Ian Dobson 26 United States USA 14:05.47 2
10 Tony Wamulwa 18 Zambia ZAM 14:06.96 11
11 Kevin Sullivan 34 Canada CAN 14:09.16 4
12 Ali Saïdi-Sief 30 Algeria ALG 14:15.00 8
13 Nader Al-Massri 28 Palestine PLE 14:41.10 12

Round One Heat Three

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) SP
1 Bernard Lagat 33 United States USA 13:39.70 3 QU
2 James Kwalia 24 Qatar QAT 13:39.96 6 QU
3 Kenenisa Bekele 26 Ethiopia ETH 13:40.13 5 QU
4 Thomas Longosiwa 26 Kenya KEN 13:41.30 7 QU
5 Craig Mottram 28 Australia AUS 13:44.39 10
6 Moukheld Al-Outaibi 32 Saudi Arabia KSA 13:47.00 2
7 Kensuke Takezawa 21 Japan JPN 13:49.42 1
8 Monder Rizki 28 Belgium BEL 13:54.41 14
9 Alberto García 37 Spain ESP 13:58.20 9
10 Philipp Bandi 30 Switzerland SUI 13:59.68 11
11 Abdelaziz Ennaji El-Idrissi 21 Morocco MAR 14:05.30 4
12 Abdinasir Ibrahim 18 Somalia SOM 14:21.58 12