2016 Rio Olympics

Men's 5000 Meters

More from Rio: Mo Farah Doesn't Like Answering Questions About Jama Aden and SAFP Doesn't Like Taking Questions About Usain Bolt

Paul Chelimo Proves Everyone Wrong (Including LetsRun.com) Once Again to Win the U.S.'s First Olympic 5,000 Medal in 52 Years

Men's 5000: Mo Farah Completes The "Double Double"; American Paul Chelimo Surprises With Silver After A Slew Of DQs And Reinstatements Temporarily Cause Silver And Bronze Medal Pandemonium

Farah cemented his place in Olympic history by joining Lasse Viren as the only man in history to pull off the 5K/10K double at two Olympic Games. Behind him, three DQs saw 41-year-old Bernard Lagat almost win Olympic bronze, but two reinstatements later he was relegated to 5th as USA's Paul Chelimo was the shock silver medalist and Ethiopia's Hagos Gebrhiwet got the bronze.  

2016 Olympic Men’s 5,000 Preview: Favorite Mo Farah Aims to Complete the Double-Double; Can Bernard Lagat Medal at 41?

Farah looks like a lock for gold after winning the 10k, but with no Kenyans in the final for the first time since 1980, the question is who earns the other medals?

Disaster for Kenya: Kenya Advances Zero Men To 5000 Meter Final But Team USA Gets All Three Through

Zero Kenyan men in the final? Check. A 41-year old man in the final? Check. Hassan Mead unfortunately wwent down in a fall.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
August 12, 2016 to August 21, 2016

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