Tegenkamp takes 10th in World Championships 10k


 Competing in his third World Outdoor Championships and just his third 10k on the track, Matt Tegenkamp took 10th in the 10,000 meters Sunday night in Daegu, South Korea. Tegenkamp couldn’t stay with the lead pack halfway through the race and finished in 28:41.62. 19 runners started the race with 16 finishing.

28 August 2011 – 19:30
Place    Bib      Athlete                                 Country  Time    
  1        373      Ibrahim Jeilan                         ETH    27:13.81         
  2        439      Mohamed Farah                     GBR    27:14.07         
  3        377      Imane Merga                          ETH    27:19.14         
  4        323      Zersenay Tadese                     ERI     27:22.57         
  5        660      Martin Irungu Mathathi            KEN    27:23.87         
  6        652      Peter Cheruiyot Kirui              KEN    27:25.63          (PB)
  7        1120    Galen Rupp                          USA    27:26.84          (SB)
  8        379      Sileshi Sihine                           ETH    27:34.11         
  9        665      Paul Kipngetich Tanui             KEN    27:54.03         
10       1129    Matthew Tegenkamp           USA    28:41.62 
11        861      Rui Silva                                 POR    28:48.62         
12        574      Daniele Meucci                       ITA     28:50.28         
13        890      Stephen Mokoka                    RSA    28:51.97         
14        1062    Scott Bauhs                          USA    29:03.92         
15        630      Yuki Sato                               JPN     29:04.15         
16        763      Juan Carlos Romero               MEX   29:38.38         
DNF    206      Ali Hasan Mahbood               BRN   
DNF    310      Bayron Piedra                        ECU   
DNF    365      Kenenisa Bekele                    ETH   
DNS    321      Teklemariam Medhin              ERI     
Universal Sports screen captures:
The lead pack moves up on Tegenkamp and others with less than two laps remaining. 
Ibrahim Jeilan of Ethiopia tries to catch England’s Mo Farah as they approach the finish.
Tegenkamp hits the finish line with one lap to go just after Ibrahim Jeilan kicked down Mohamed Farah in a great finish to the 10k. 

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