2007 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 10,000 metres

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Events at the
2007 World Championships
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
5000 m men women
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men women
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
 

The Men's 10,000 metres event at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics took place on 27 August 2007 at the Nagai Stadium in Osaka, Japan.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Kenenisa Bekele
 Ethiopia
Sileshi Sihine
 Ethiopia
Martin Mathathi
 Kenya

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the following world and championship records were as follows.

World record  Kenenisa Bekele (ETH) 26:17.53 Bruxelles, Belgium 26 August 2005
Championship record  Kenenisa Bekele (ETH) 26:49.57 Paris, France 24 August 2003
World leading  Sileshi Sihine (ETH) 26:48.73 Hengelo, Netherlands 26 May 2007

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
August 27, 2007 21:40 Final

Results[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st Kenenisa Bekele  Ethiopia 27:05.90 SB
2nd Sileshi Sihine  Ethiopia 27:09.03
3rd Martin Mathathi  Kenya 27:12.17
4 Zersenay Tadese  Eritrea 27:21.37
5 Josephat Ndambiri  Kenya 27:31.41
6 Gebregziabher Gebremariam  Ethiopia 27:44.58
7 Abdihakem Abdirahman  United States 27:56.62
8 Josphat Kiprono Menjo  Kenya 28:25.67
9 Dathan Ritzenhein  United States 28:28.59 SB
10 Boniface Toroitich Kiprop  Uganda 28:30.99
11 Galen Rupp  United States 28:41.71
12 Kensuke Takezawa  Japan 28:51.69
13 Tadese Tola  Ethiopia 28:51.75
14 Alejandro Suárez  Mexico 28:52.19
15 Wilson Busienei  Uganda 29:24.72 SB
16 Dickson Marwa  Tanzania 29:25.91
17 Kazuhiro Maeda  Japan 29:48.17
18 Michael Aish  New Zealand 30:34.16
Khalid El Aamri  Morocco DNF
Simon Bairu  Canada DNF
Ahmad Hassan Abdullah  Qatar DNF
Essa Ismail Rashed  Qatar DNF
Hasan Mahboob  Bahrain DNS
David Galván  Mexico DNS

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