Video of Men's 3000m World Indoor Final With Bernard Lagat and Mo Farah
March 11, 2012
Highlights including the last 800 of great Men's 3000m final from the World Indoor Track and Field Championships in Istanbul Turkey.
The final featured Bernard Lagat, Mo Farah, Edwin Soi and Augustine Choge and Edwin Soi.
(We usually don't autoplay videos but did so here so you wouldn't see the thumbnail showing who won).
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For a recap of this race with LRC analysis click here.
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