Monday, August 31, 2009

Lagat held off by Kipsiro in 3000 in Gateshead...

GATESHEAD, England--Under windy and blustery conditions, Washington State graduate Bernard Lagat (left/photo by Paul Merca) finished second in the 3000 meter run at the Aviva British Grand Prix meet Monday at Gateshead International Stadium.

Moses Kipsiro of Uganda, who finished fourth in the 5000 meter run at the Berlin world championships last week, held off the American silver medalist in the home straight to finish first in 7:35.69, with Lagat clocking 7:36.68, as he tried to chase down Kipsiro.

For complete results from the Aviva British Grand Prix, please click here.

To read the IAAF's meet recap, please click here.

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