Beijing Olympics 2008 5000m Men Track Event Athletics Scoreboard

Medalists

Gold  Kenenisa Bekele
Ethiopia (ETH)
Silver  Eliud Kipchoge
Kenya (KEN)
Bronze  Edwin Cheruiyot Soi
Kenya (KEN)

Records

World Record Kenenisa Bekele (ETH) 12:37.35 Hengelo, Netherlands 31 May 2004
Olympic Record Saïd Aouita (MAR) 13:05.59 Los Angeles, USA 11 August 1984


DateEventNameNationalityTimeORWR
23 August Final Kenenisa Bekele Ethiopia 12:57.82 OR

Finals

23 August 2008 - 20:10

PositionAthlete/CountryMarkRemarks
1 Kenenisa Bekele (ETH) 12:57.82 (OR)
2 Eliud Kipchoge (KEN) 13:02.80 .
3 Edwin Cheruiyot Soi (KEN) 13:06.22 (SB)
4 Moses Ndiema Kipsiro (UGA) 13:10.56 .
5 Abreham Cherkos (ETH) 13:16.46 .
6 Tariku Bekele (ETH) 13:19.06 .
7 Juan Luis Barrios (MEX) 13:19.79 (SB)
8 James Kwalia C'Kurui (QAT) 13:23.48 .
9 Bernard Lagat (USA) 13:26.89 .
10 Kidane Tadasse (ERI) 13:28.40 .
11 Aelemayehu Bezabeh (ESP) 13:30.48 .
12 Thomas Pkemei Longosiwa (KEN) 13:31.34 .
13 Matthew Tegenkamp (USA) 13:33.13 .
14 Jesus España (ESP) 13:55.94 .
. Alistair Ian Cragg (IRL) DNF .