Posted August 11, 2012 on AP on Fox
PLAYERS: Mo Farah
Mo Farah won the 5,000 meters to complete an Olympic distance double for Britain on Saturday night. Backed by a boistrous, capacity crowd at 80,000-seat Olympic Stadium, Farah surged ahead late and held on to win in 13 minutes, 41.66 seconds. He still had the energy to do a few playful situps on the track before he grabbed a flag for the real celebrations. Dejen Gebremeskel of Ethiopia won silver in 13:41.98, while Thomas Longosiwa of Kenya took bronze in 13:42.36. The Somali-born Farah won the 10,000 meters on Britain's ''Super Saturday'' last weekend, the same night Jess Ennis won the heptathlon and Greg Rutherford the long jump.
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