Lin Xiangqian wins men's 5000M

2009-10-27 19:58 BJT

27 athletes competed in the men's 5,000 meter race..and the runners from Yunnan and Shandong used their group strategy from the very beginning.

Only 7 athletes were in the front competiting for the title until the second half of the race. Lin Xiangqian from Jiangsu ran in the lead group along with challenger Jiang Bing. But Lin held on during the final lap and finished first in a winning time of 13 minutes 38.77 seconds.

Tian Mengxu claimed the silver medal, and Jiang Bing won the bronze.

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