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Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele takes the historic double in the 5000m and 10000m as he smashes Saïd Aouita's Olympic record by almost 8 seconds with a time of 12:57.82. Bekele paces himself over much of the race and accelerates to a final lap time of 53.87. Athletics 5000m Men Final - Olympic Record (12:57.82) - Beijing 2008 - Kenenisa Bekele (ETH), Eliud Kipchoge (KEN), Edwin Cheruiyot Soi (KEN)

5000m, Athletics, Beijing 2008, BEKELE, Kenenisa, Ethiopia, Kenya, SOI, Edwin Cheruiyot, Men,

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