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Aron Kifle unlucky in the 5000 m final

Aron Kifle took silver in the 10, 000 m on Tuesday in the IAAF World U20 Championship in Bydgoszcz. On Saturday it was time again to run in the championship. This time the 5000 m Final was going to be determined. Aron came as the favorite to win the race.

Aron seemed calm and was running well during the race. He took control and made some attacks shaking of many of his competitors.

Aron was with the leading group until the last 500 m. He then tried to make a move to the side and then sadly tripped, losing the gold medal.

Aron ultimately finished fifth in the race at the time of 13:31.09.

The other Eritrean in the race Awit Habte finished seventh. Awit clocked
13:50.60.

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This entry was posted on July 24, 2016 by in Athletics.
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