Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Bernard Lagat - Fastest in the 5000m Heats

 Bernard Lagat - Versatile runner who could upset favourites.

It is going to be a very competitive race with Bernard Lagat, representing the USA and some favourites like Ethiopian Imane Merga and British runner Mo Farah. The timing in the heats are slow but there is a possibility of these three doing a sub - 13min in the 5000m Finals soon.



5000 Metres - M   Heats
 
Note: first 5 of each heat (Q) plus the 5 fastest times (q) qualified.
Heat 1
01 September 2011 - 10:05
Position Bib Athlete Country Mark
1 1093 Bernard Lagat USA 13:33.90 Q
2 658 Thomas Pkemei Longosiwa KEN 13:34.46 Q
3 372 Dejen Gebremeskel ETH 13:34.48 Q
4 655 Isiah Kiplangat Koech KEN 13:34.54 Q
5 1120 Galen Rupp USA 13:34.91 Q
6 709 Hussain Jamaan Alhamdah KSA 13:35.47 q
7 208 Bilisuma Shugi BRN 13:35.86 q
8 574 Daniele Meucci ITA 13:39.90 q
9 114 Javier Carriqueo ARG 13:47.51
10 125 Collis Birmingham AUS 13:47.88
11 302 Mumin Gala DJI 13:48.19
12 861 Rui Silva POR 13:50.16
13 137 Craig Mottram AUS 13:56.60
14 1032 Moses Kibet UGA 14:05.15
15 319 Goitom Kifle ERI 14:06.42
16 953 Abdishakur Nageye Abdulle SOM 15:13.64 (PB)
108 Mounir Miout ALG DNF
326 Francisco Javier Alves ESP DNF
365 Kenenisa Bekele ETH DNS
805 Adrian Blincoe NZL DNS
 

Heat 2 - revised
01 September 2011 - 10:26
 
Position Bib Athlete Country Mark
1 377 Imane Merga ETH 13:37.96 Q
2 439 Mohamed Farah GBR 13:38.03 Q
3 374 Abera Kuma ETH 13:38.41 Q
4 644 Eliud Kipchoge KEN 13:39.02 Q
5 554 Alistair Ian Cragg IRL 13:39.36 Q
6 322 Amanuel Mesel ERI 13:39.97 q
7 332 Jesús España ESP 13:40.38 q
8 1034 Abraham Kiplimo UGA 13:44.09
9 1066 Andrew Bumbalough USA 13:44.38
10 883 Elroy Gelant RSA 13:48.33
11 144 Ben St.Lawrence AUS 13:51.64
12 809 Jake Robertson NZL 13:53.57 q
13 1038 Geofrey Kusuro UGA 13:54.58
14 207 Dejene Regassa BRN 13:56.83
15 936 Sylvain Rukundo RWA 13:58.92
16 102 Rabah Aboud ALG 14:00.34
17 169 Gérard Gahungu BDI 14:09.15 (PB)
18 637 Kazuya Watanabe JPN 14:20.62
19 670 Seung-Ho Baek KOR 15:01.37
20 427 Christian Ngningba GAB 18:44.06 (PB)
711 Abdullah Abdulaziz Aljoud KSA DNF

Day 5 - World Championships 2011 Medal Tally

Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 UNITED STATES (USA) 4 4 1 9
2 RUSSIA (RUS) 4 2 4 10
3 KENYA (KEN) 3 2 3 8
4 GERMANY (GER) 1 2 1 4
5 PR OF CHINA (CHN) 1 2 0 3
6 JAMAICA (JAM) 1 1 0 2
7 ETHIOPIA (ETH) 1 0 1 2
8 BOTSWANA (BOT) 1 0 0 1
8 BRAZIL (BRA) 1 0 0 1
8 GRENADA (GRN) 1 0 0 1
8 JAPAN (JPN) 1 0 0 1
8 NEW ZEALAND (NZL) 1 0 0 1
8 POLAND (POL) 1 0 0 1
14 GREAT BRITAIN & N.I. (GBR) 0 2 1 3
15 CUBA (CUB) 0 1 2 3
16 BELARUS (BLR) 0 1 0 1
16 ESTONIA (EST) 0 1 0 1
16 HUNGARY (HUN) 0 1 0 1
16 SUDAN (SUD) 0 1 0 1
16 TUNISIA (TUN) 0 1 0 1
21 BELGIUM (BEL) 0 0 1 1
21 COLOMBIA (COL) 0 0 1 1
21 FRANCE (FRA) 0 0 1 1
21 ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN (IRI) 0 0 1 1
21 LATVIA (LAT) 0 0 1 1
21 SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS (SKN) 0 0 1 1
21 SLOVENIA (SLO) 0 0 1 1
21 TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO (TRI) 0 0 1 1